This mineral, which is formed of manganese oxide, is found as a "stand alone" mineral, and also more commonly along with quartz, where it forms another mineral, known as Merlinite. Its properties as a "stand alone" are similar to those of merlinite, which is a very "magical" stone!
Psilomelane is balancing, strengthening and stabilising to the energy field and supports all travel into / through the Void, whilst helping one keep safely grounded. It layers of silver, grey and black also speak of its use in dealing with the dual and polar aspects of our nature, and in reaching understanding of the part that each has to play within our inherant makeup. The silvery energy is also electrical and charging in nature, supplying the impetus and energy for forward movement and growth.