Gold sheen obsidian is a volcanic rock that is rich in silica. It has an amorphous structure, a hardness of 5 - 5.5 and a distinctive gold chatoyant swirling pattern.
Metaphysically, gold sheen obsidian is said to be a particularly good stone for scrying due to having the ability to take one into the future or back into the past, as well as to the core of a problem. It will show it's user what is required for effective healing. It is also said to aid in releasing the ego's involvement and impart it's user with knowledge of spiritual direction, heal abuse of power, activate higher will, enhance manifestation, balance energy fields and encourage self-confidence.