Brochantite/Linarite/Chrysocolla, MM#31


69mm x 42mm x 26mm, 75 grams, Price: $45.00

Up on top, we find blue-green chrysocolla and dark blue linarite, along with tiny, acicular brochantite crystals and nearly microscopic nodules of malachite. Underneath, the malachite nodules predominate, with just a few bits of brochantite and linarite.

Brochantite is a member of the family of copper sulfates. It forms as a secondary mineral in arid climates, from the rapid oxidation of copper sulfide deposits. It is named after its discoverer, the French geologist, A. J. M. Brochant de Villiers.

Crystals of brochantite range from emerald green to black-green or blue-green and may be acicular or prismatic. Brochantite is often associated with other copper bearing minerals.

Metaphysically speaking, brochantite stimulates the base and heart charkas and strengthens the auric field. Brochantite is protective and cleansing. It can provide insight into danger and dishonesty. In healing, use brochantite to treat disorders of the spleen and pancreas and in the treatment of arthritis and rheumatism.

This specimen was mined from La Farola Mine, located in Cerro Pintado, Las Pintadas District, Tierra Amarilla, Copiapo Province, Atacama Region, Chile.

  • Model: MM#31
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 08 February, 2014.

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