Beautiful natural freeform organic shaped mostly blue semi precious Chrysocolla Malachite or Gem Silica designer cabochon 68 mm by 34 mm and 5.5 mm thick.
This one is highly silicated and slightly translucent with a strong light behind it!
It is very hard to capture the true blue color in these-it is a little more green blue than it appears in the picture!
This lovely small polished stone slab or cabochon is Chrysocolla-Malachite, one of the most beautiful and colorful semi precious gemstone materials around!
This blue and green semi precious gemstone is found in the oxidation zone of major copper deposits.
This Chrysocolla-Malachite comes from the Bagdad 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.