Tourmaline, Foitite RARE 7cm

This piece features complex intersecting rods of Foitite with a fine mineral exclusion, possibly Elbaite, almost drusy in one area. Size approx 7cm. Weight approx 235g.

Foitite was named after Franklin F.Foit, Jr., Washington State University, Pullman, in recognition of his tourmaline-group minerals. It is a vacancy-dominant member of the Tourmaline group. Foitite has a very distinctive habit from common schorl and is also chemically different. It occurs in the Erongo region of Namibia with only a small number of pockets having ever been recovered. Specimens are a combination of lustrous black Shorl and fiberous/arcicular Foitite with some excellent mercedes formations.


Physical Healing Keywords

Digestion, Nervousness, Addictions, Arthritis, Chemotherapy, Dyslexia, Heart, Physical Protection, Radiation

Emotional & Spiritual Keywords

Highly Protective, Grounding, Alleviate fear, Communication, Calming, Insight, Hope, Self-confidence, Strength


Cleanses, purifies & transforms dense energy into lighter vibrations. Forms a protective shield around the body. Clear the aura, remove blockages, disperse negative energy & point to solutions for specific problems – all round healer. Devic energies. Gardens & plants (natural insecticide). Aids in understanding yourself & others. Takes you deep within yourself, strengthening self-confidence and banishing fear. Powerful mental healer. Treats dyslexia. Releases tension. In addition to the generic properties of Tourmaline, specific colours of Tourmaline have the following properties: Black – protects against electromagnetic smog, psychic attack & all negative energies. 


Additional information




Root Chakra

Crystal System

Hexagonal – Trigonal

Other Names

Foitite, Froijite


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