Size: 8 x 3.5 cm
Chrysocolla is a popular mineral with a blue-greenish color and is a minor ore of Copper. It forms in the oxidation zones of copper ore bodies. Associated minerals are Quartz, Limonite, Azurite, Malachite, Cuprite and other secondary copper minerals.
Chrysocolla was already very popular with the Egyptians and was often used to make amulets or decorate tombs. Chrysocolla was also very popular with the ancient Greeks and Romans. Chrysocolla is found in the U.S., Russia, Australia, Chile. Germany, South Africa, Israel and Great Britain.
Possible healing properties.