Acicular Chrysocolla with Malachite RARE Specimen. Killer RARE acicular Chrysocolla formation! Acicular refers to the thin needle crystals, rare indeed! Possible Malachite/Azurite pseudomorph. With Malachite in association on matrix. Highly collectable! From Kulukuluku, Congo. Good to A Grade. Size approx 9.5cm. Weight approx 298g.
Chrysocolla has a cyan (blue-green) colour. Chrysocolla is a hydrous copper silicate usually found in association with Malachite and Azurite. Chrysocolla was first mentioned in 315 BC by Theophastus, Greek Peripatetic philosopher and pupil of Aristotle.
Malachite is a green copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. It was one of the first ores used to produce copper metal, and was cited as early as 79CE by Pliny the Elder, who referred to the mineral as ‘Molochitus’. In 1661 the spelling was revised to ‘Malachite’ as it is known today.
- Combines the healing properties of all minerals present
Tranquil & sustaining stone. Draws off negative energies of all kinds within the home. Helps you accept constantly changing situations with serenity, invoking great inner strength. Helps relationships that have become rocky. Calms, cleanses & re-energizes the chakra. Draws out negative emotions like guilt & reverses destructive emotional programming. Heals heartache. Encourages self-awareness, enhances personal power.
Some believe this powerful, adventurous stone is still evolving & will become one of the most important healing stones of the new millennium. It is already an important protective stone. Absorbs negative energies & pollutants easily. Encourages risk-taking & change. Mercilessly shows you what is blocking your spiritual growth.