Shungite is dated to be over 2 billion years old and is used for purification and protection. Energetically, Shungite works to protect by repelling negative or damaging energy. Its electric conductivity helps to shield one from EMF radiation from phones and other electronics. Shungite is also one of the only natural minerals that contains fullerenes, which are powerful anti-oxidants. It is beneficial for grounding spiritual energy into the Earth plane and to bring Light into the auric field. Shungite is a powerful stone for healing can calm and relax not only the using it but also the space around it. Corresponds to the Root ChakraThese pieces make for great handheld meditation stones!