Comes from a meteorite the exploded in the atmosphere and fell to earth. The Apache Tear matrix is not volcanic or pumice, (Hardened volcanic powder). The matrix was ground with cactus juices and used to heal organ and flesh wounds from the inside out. Apache Tear is excellent for piercing into deep issues and assists in releasing them. Spiritually aids in forgiveness of self and others. Works through the root chakra. Mentally helps erroneous thinking.