Large trapezoid shaped indigo blue and gold semi precious gemstone Covellite collector cabochon 72 mm (2.8 inches) by 13 to 27 mm wide and 3 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: Covellite is said to help one maintain a positive outlook. It can help structure one's thoughts so that ideas can be expressed clearly.