In the United States chrysocolla is mined mainly in Arizona and New Mexico. Outside the United States, the most common places where it is mined is in Australia, Chile, China, England, Greece, Israel, Namibia, Russia and Zaire.

Chrysocolla is a fantastic mixture of colors. The gem itself can range from a blue green shade similar to turquoise all the way to a robins egg blue. Most of the time however it will be mixed with other gemstones such as malachite and turquoise, making a wonderfully shaded mixture of blues and greens that swirls and mix to form one of the most breath taking gems on the market.

Has someone broken your heart and left you unable to think about being able to love someone else? A chrysocolla helps to heal your broken heart and open it to receive love into it. This holds true even when the one that hurt you is a friend or family member. It has the added advantage of helping to open up the lines of communication so the healing can begin on both sides. Being able to keep your heart open to love is perhaps the most important thing we can do in our lives. It helps to fulfill us on so many levels. When you put a protective wall around your heart the healing energies that normally flow from the heart are bottled up and can cause all sorts of health and mental problems if we don’t release that energy.

Chrysocolla specimen

When arguments, fights or break ups leave your living space a jumbled mess of negative energies making it impossible to heal, a Chrysocolla can purify your environment by removing negative energies and emotions from within people and their surroundings. It also promotes harmony by stabilizing the energies in the home (or building) and helps to rebuild the relationships of those within its sphere of influence. This property also makes it a good choice for keeping in a office environment so everyone can work together as a group without negative energies causing tensions to run high.

If fears, anxiety or guilt are holding you down or keeping you from becoming all you can be in life, try keeping one or more chrysocolla around. They can wash those negative energies away and leave you feeling inner peace and acceptance, even if everything around you is falling apart.

A chrysocolla is an excellent stone for keeping in your office or near the cash register. It ensures prosperity and makes sure there is plenty of good luck around.

To connect with your Spirit Guide, hold a chrysocolla in your hand, close your eyes, take a few deep breaths and allow the gems energies to flow through you, up to your head and out the top of your head. Visualize it as it continues, forming a string, connecting you to the Universe. Know this string is your connection to your Spirit Guide. You can both send and receive information via this string.

A chrysocolla is the perfect stone of anyone in management as it gives you the ability to keep your head about you in high stress environments. Also helps you to know what to say, when to say it and when it is best to not say anything in a given situation.

Are you suffering from a severe case of writers block? A chrysocolla gem can help break down that block and allow your creative juices to flow. But it does not stop with just helping you find new ideas to write about. It also helps you to find ways to allow those ideas to flow through the words and across the paper so everyone can follow your ideas as if they were actually seeing the scene in their heads.

The above also holds true for teachers. The act of teaching requires you to be able to explain concepts and ideas in terms the students can understand, but a truly great teacher also makes the concepts come alive for his/her students and the chrysocolla does just that.

Patience is not just something you should show to others, it is also something you must show to and for yourself. Use a chrysocolla to find that spiritual place within you where you can find the unconditional love that is needed to take you to a new level of wisdom.

If you suffer from any type of arthritis or joint pain, wrap the area in an elastic bandage and slip one or more chrysocolla under the wrapping so it is near the problem area. This gets the gemstone right to the root of the problems and allows the healing energies to go to work. This also works for muscle problems and headaches. Just wrap the affected area with something to hold the stone in place.

Those with any type of lung disorder can benefits by wearing a chrysocolla so it hangs between the lungs so the energies can get as near the affected area as possible.

Main Chakra: Throat

Planet: Venus

Vibrates to the number: 4 & 7

Element: Water

Astrological Sign: Gemini and Taurus


Chemical Composition – (Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4•n(H2O)

Hardness – 2.5-3.5

Specific Gravity – 1.9 – 2.4

Refractive Index (R.I.) – na = 1.575 – 1.585 nß = 1.597 n? = 1.598 – 1.635

Bi-refringence – 0.023 – 0.050

Optic Sign – Positive

Optical Character – Uniaxial

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