Nuummite has gained a reputation in metaphysical circles as the stone of sorcery. It is considered to be an extremely protective stone to the wearer; as it is said to reflect and reverse any ill wishes, hexes, curses and negative energies directly back to their point of origin. It is particularly effective against strong magic from highly advanced practitioners. It is also a very powerful aid to personal spiritual growth accelerating psychic development. It is not unusual for a person , after working with Nuummite to begin to explore their own latent magical abilities.