Smaller trapezoid shaped matched pair metallic indigo blue and gold semi precious gemstone Covellite designer cabochons 16 mm by 5 to 10 mm and 4 mm thick.
These matched cabochons weigh about 8.5 carats each.
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.