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CHRYSACOLLA

Overview:Chrysacolla is a stone of harmony, both on a universal level and a very specific level. Chyrsocolla is a hydrous silicate of copper, occurring massive, of a blue or greenish blue color and is more appropriately a mineraloid than a true mineral. Chrysocolla is another one of Copper's crystal offspring.It is available in green-blue color with a luster that is earthy to dull or vitreous and waxy. Pure chrysocolla is too soft for jewelry purposes but it is often found in quartz deposits which makes it hard enough to polish for cabochons.

Usage:It can help ease fear, anxiety, and guilt. It is also used to communicate with the spiritual forces of the Earth. It is a very gentle stone and its energy works in a gentle, harmonious way.

It is thought to offer gentle and soothing qualities. Victims and survivors used the stone to calm frayed nerves and cope with the loss of loved ones. The gemstone may be helpful in relieving infections around the tonsils and in the throat.

and to treat disorders of the pancreas, liver and kidneys. Chrysotile is very durable and well suited for virtually all jewelry settings. It facilitates out-of-body journeys.

Physical Properties:

Chrysacolla

Chrysacolla  Birthstone

Color
Green, blue with green-white streak
Hardness
2-4
Specific Gravity
2.00-2.40
Refractive index
1.50

Sign of Chrysocolla: Taurus

Legend:

The deposits of Chrysacolla in the Keystone mine were first discovered in 1905, though Native Americans had

mined similar material from nearby locations hundreds of

years earlier. Most early use of this crystal was by Native

Americans in healing and dealing with emotional challenges.

Occurrence:

Arizona in Utah, New Mexico and Pennsylvania in USA, Isreal, Zaire and England have Chrysacolla.