Stunningly beautiful oval shaped blue and green floating in a translucent milky quartz semi precious gemstone Chrysocolla Malachite extra large collector cabochon 64 mm (2.5 inches) by 47.5 mm and 5 mm thick.
Chrysocolla-Malachite is one of the most beautiful and colorful semi precious gemstone cabochon material around!
Because this stone is highly silicated some people call it Gem Silica.
This blue and green semi precious gemstone is found in the oxidation zone of major copper deposits.
This one is from the Ray Copper Mine in Arizona.
Chrysocolla-Malachite is fragile and is usually stabilized before cutting into designer cabochons or cut with a hardening resin. It is about a 3-4 on the Moh's scale and care must be taken when wearing or cleaning your cabochons.
Metaphysical Properties: Chrysocolla is associated with serenity, tranquility, peace, patience, tolerance, acceptance, unconditional love, calmness, hope gentleness and sensitivity. Malachite is said to assist you in changing situations.