Smoky quartz is a brownish grey, translucent variety of quartz that ranges in clarity from almost complete transparency to an almost-opaque brownish-gray or black crystal. Like other quartz gems, it is a silicon dioxide crystal.
The Root Chakra. In Sanskrit, the first chakra is the “root of all things” because of its grounding location at the base of the spine. The Root Chakra acts as an anchor, rooting you into the Earth to keep you tethered and focused.