Snowflake Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass containing the mineral Cristobalite which gives the stone its white "snowflake" crystal patterns. In addition to the generic healing properties of Obsidian, Snowflake Obsidian is calming and soothing. It teaches you to value mistakes as well as successes. A stone of purity, Snowflake Obsidian provides balance for body, mind, and spirit. It helps you recognize and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns. It promotes dispassion and inner centering. Snowflake Obsidian empowers isolation and loneliness, aiding surrender in meditation.