Spiderweb Obsidian Stone Slab Mexico Lapidary Rough Rock
This unpolished stone slab of Spiderweb Obsidian is 6.25 inches by 4.7 inches and 5 mm thick.
It weighs .30 lbs. and is shown wet in the first 2 pictures.
This material is hard to photograph-very reflective.
Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass. This glassy, lustrous mineral is found in lava flows. Obsidian is produced when lava cools very quickly. The lava cools so quickly that no crystals can form.
Spiderweb Obsidian was recently discovered in Chihuahua, Mexico. Only a small amount of rough is coming out! It is a lovely midnight blue with sky blue "webbing'.
Obsidian was important to many ancient cultures. It was one of the major barter materials, and has been used since prehistoric times for making tools, masks, weapons, mirrors and jewelry. Obsidian was named after a Roman-Obsius.
Metaphysical Properties of Spiderweb Obsidian: Legends say Spiderweb Obsidian provides strength in times of need.