Large Chrysocolla Sphere


Large 7.5cm Chrysocolla Sphere, from the Lily Mine Peru

Size; 7.5cm   Weight; 730gm    Ref No 4508



Large 7.5cm Chrysocolla Sphere, from the Lily Mine Peru

This is large 7.5cm Chrysocolla Sphere is from the famous Lily mine in Peru and it weighs 730gm. This Chrysocolla Sphere has a typical selection of the shades and colours associated with this attractive semi-precious stone. A rich green colour together with flecks of brown created by additional minerals present. It is a sphere that would be well suited for healing, a stone of forgiveness and peace.

Chrysocolla is an opaque copper silicate mineral. It has a superb range of colours, browns, vivid greens, dark and turquoise blue. Because this is a mineral that contains copper, it is often found in association with Malachite and Azurite. It gets its name from the words ‘chrysos’ and ‘kolla’ ancient Greek words for ‘gold’ and ‘glue’. Because it contains copper ore it was useful for soldering gold, hence the name. Chrysocolla comes from a variety of countries including, Australia, Central Africa and also Chile and Peru. The Lily Mine, Pisco Umay in Peru is the source of this chrysocolla egg, it is located about 200 km south of Lima.

Metaphysically, it is a stone of forgiveness and peace, a stone of compassion and gentleness. This is a very soothing and rejuvenating stone, and this is also one for empowering feminine energies. This is also a stone that encourages self awareness, confidence and sensitivity. It is a stone of communication, and teaching, and it also a favourite with monks and hermits.

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