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The Black Stone is a Muslim relic located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Resting in the Ka'ba in the Great Mosque, the Stone was said to have fallen white from Heaven into the Garden of Eden to absorb the sins of Adam where it turned black after taking so much.

The angel Gabriel then passed the Stone to Abraham who used it as the cornerstone in the construction of his temple then it was later purified by the Prophet Muhammad.

In one story, the Black Stone is said to have power over the forces of nature, which prevented one Abyssinian warrior looking to destroy Mecca when his elephant knelt before the power of the Stone and refused to carry him inside, while a flock of birds routed his army by pelting it with rocks.

However, at one point the Black Stone went missing for a time.[1]

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