Wellness and Metaphysical

Colorful Chrysocolla

Assorted Chrysocolla Polished Pieces

What Kind of Mineral is Chrysocolla? Chrysocolla is a secondary hydrated copper phyllo-silicate mineral.  It’s chemical formula is CuSiO3·2H2O. Color and Appearance of Chrysocolla Chrysocolla color varies from a light sky blue to a rich blueish green.  It is often mistaken for turquoise due to its color. This stone can exhibit a wide range of …

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Brilliant Bytownite

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Bytownite (NaAlSi3O8-CaAl2Si2O8) is sometimes referred to as golden labradorite, although it is truly a rare form of plagioclase feldspar. It does not exhibit the shimmering labradorescence common to Labradorites, but when it’s cut into gems, they display an uncommon brilliance. This material is most often seen as faceted gemstones rather than mineral specimens. It is …

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Shungite – The Stone of Life

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Shungite is a very unusual, silver to black color “rock”. What’s inside is a molecular structure different than any other mineral we’ve found on Earth. It is composed mostly of carbon- key to Life as we know it. And we find it in only one small area out of this entire wondrous planet: Karelia, Russia. …

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