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Chrysocolla

Astrological Sign: Gemini, Virgo, Taurus
Chakra: Throat, Heart
Lore: Chrysocolla eases emotional heartache and increases our capacity to love. Native American tribes used it as a healing stone for calming upset feelings. It helps re-build relationships and is purifying to the home and the environment.
Geology: Chrysocolla is formed in the oxidation zone of copper ore minerals where surface water containing acid dissolves copper out of the rock. A type of chrysocolla mined in Israel, called Eilat stone, is intergrown with turquoise and malachite.
Locality: Peru, Chile, Arizona, Nevada, Israel

 

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