Chrysocolla is hydrous copper silicate in gemstone-quality form. It often forms with copper salts, iron and manganese oxides. It is sought after for its attractive colors and unique multicolored patterns. It belongs to a small group of copper-bearing gems, which includes malachite, azurite, larimar, Oregon sunstone, Paraiba tourmaline and turquoise.
It is mined in Israel, Zaire, Chile, England, Mexico, Peru, Russia, and the USA. The state of Arizona is known to produce some of the finest chrysocolla available today.
Chrysocolla is found in a wide range of hardnesses, ranging from 2.5 to 7.0 on the Mohs scale
Chrysocolla is not a Birthstone for any month, but it is often associated with Taurus, and it is also attributed to Cancer, Aquarius, Libra, & Virgo.
This stone is believed to promote level headedness, clarity of thought and a calm neutral attitude during times of turbulence. Chrysocolla is said to draw out negative energies of all types, invoking inner strength that is beneficial to all types of relationships
This is a natural product. Please expect flaws and imperfections. You will receive an item that looks similar to the example pictured.