Chrysocolla Malachite Stone Sphere Rock
This is an extra large, 5 inch in diameter, with some beautiful blue Chrysocolla, but mostly green Malachite rivers in a white quartz with splashes of shiny black metallic Hematite.
This collector decorator rock weighs 8 pounds!
It does have natural surface flaws you can feel.
The sky blue of Chrysocolla, a copper silicate, blends will with green Malachite, a copper hydroxide, and other copper ores. This material is found in the oxidation zone of major copper deposits.
Arizona is the leading copper producing state. This material came from the Bagdad Copper Mine in Arizona.
Chrysocolla is known as a healing stone among Native American Indian cultures where it was used for strengthening the body's resistance and bringing about calm feelings where there is upset.
Metaphysical properties of Chrysocolla: Chrysocolla is a stone of peace, increased wisdom, discretion. It promotes levelheadedness, encouraging clarity of thought and a neutral, cool attitude during turbulence. It can be used to decrease nervousness and irritability.