Shattuckite with Chrysocolla
Shattuckite is a cooper silicate hydroxide mineral, it’s crystal system is orthorhombic. It is found in cooper mines, often in association with Ajoite, Turquoise, as here with Chrysocolla, as well as Malachite and other cooper silicates.
Its colour range from light blue to deep blue, and sometimes green. One of it’s growing habits is fibres. It can also occur in a granular habit. Shattuck mine in Bisbee , Arizona. Other localities are in Argentina, Austria, Congo, Germany, Greece, Namibia, Norway, South Africa, and Great Britain, as well as a number of places in the southwestern USA.
Shattuckite is said to help one with communication and to look at one’s self with words, action or thoughts are causing discord, instead of blaming others for one’s difficulties. It is considered to be a soothing and calming stone for those who are excessively judgmental, reactive, aggressive or irresponsible.
Chrysocolla is a hydrous copper silicate, most frequently the colour is green, blue or blue-green, though impurities can darken it to brown or black. it’s crystal system is amorphous, and it occurs mostly in closely packed aggregates, and sometimes in botryoidal, stalactite, fibrous or earthy forms. Chrysocolla is frequently found in oxidised copper deposits, often in association with Malachite and Azurite. Some Chrysocolla stones also contain Cuprite and these combination stones have their own unique blend of energies. Chrysocolla deposits have been found in Chile, Zaire, Russia and the USA.
Chrysocolla is said to assist one in owning the value of one’s experiences, knowledge and contribution. It may help one feel more secure when communicating with others and may also help dispel fear in social situations or when one is speaking in a highly charged emotional situation.
Physically Chrysocolla is believed to help assist in the release of stress, anxiety and other fear-based imbalances in the body. It may assist in the regulation of the thyroid and adrenals. It considered to be an excellent for sore throats, laryngitis and for support of the larynx in general.
Chrysocolla - Shattuckite tumbled to a smooth finish, an ideal pocket size stone, small enough to carry around with you. Tumble Stones can also be placed around the home for their energies or can just be nice decorative items.
Chrysocolla crystal gemstones of varying sizes selected specially for your order.
Size approximately 1 cm
Here at London Fossils Crystals I sell a wide range of Tumble Stones
Tumble stones are so called because a number of stones of similar sizes are placed in a barrel which is rotated (tumbled) at a speed and after a time between 3 - 5 weeks the stones are polished from rough to smooth.
(The Tumble stones we sell, have not been tumbled by ourselves)