Smoky Quartz is the translucent brown, gray or black crystal caused by the natural irradiation of Quartz. Clear Quartz is often synthetically radiated to create Smoky Quartz for the gem trade. Smoky Quartz can balance Yin and Yang energies for better energy flow through the aura. Use Smoky Quartz to counteract electromagnetic radiation from electronics such as computers and cell phones. Smoky Quartz helps ground the Root Chakra.