Onyx primarily refers to the parallel banded variety of the silicate mineral chalcedony. Agate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color. Commonly, specimens of onyx contain bands of black and/or white
Onyx can open the chakras and allow the better flow of positive energies. When there’s a healthy flow of energies, you will feel lighter, more vibrant, and more energetic. Onyx is also an excellent stone to get rid of negative perceptions. It will help you in letting the world see a different side of you.