Lava Rock Born of fire and earth, black Lava Rock is the natural child of both elements. Also known as Basalt, this stone harnesses the high energies, passion, and flame of fire as well as the grounded practicality and restraint of earth. The combination is a powerhouse for stability, strength, and wisdom. Lava Rock offers grounding protection and reconnects the user to Mother Earth. It’s a wonderful aid for coping with change, and it’s also thought to be a stimulant of fertility in women. Lava Rock opens the Root Chakra, allowing for understanding of self and others as well as enhancing creativity.