Large trapezoid shaped indigo blue and gold semi precious gemstone Covellite collector cabochon 70 mm (2.75 inches) by 12 to 26 mm wide and 4 mm thick.
Backed with a thin layer of black agate for stability.
Covellite is a rare semi precious gemstone material composed of copper sulfide.
This lovely gemstone cabochon material came from Butte, Montana.
Covellite cabochons are beautiful metallic-looking stones that are gun metal blue with occasional pockets of purple iridescence and flecks of bright gold pyrite.
Covellite was named after the Italian mineralogist Niccolo Covelli (1790-1829) who first discovered this mineral on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius.
Metaphysical Properties: It is believed Covellite can help one maintain a positive outlook. It is said to help structure one's thoughts so that ideas can be expressed clearly.