Lapis lazuli is good for back pain, Reeya tells me, while chrysocolla
can soothe the aches and pains of arthritis.
In the apothecary section, two young women were inspecting shelves with detox kits, Sex Dust, psychic vampire repellent and a shamanic pouch with healing stones that included "the goddess stone" chrysocolla
Octopus frontlet, 300-600 AD, Moche, Peru, La Mina, gold, chrysocolla
, shells, 27.
Akilah, who sold the hugely popular green chrysocolla
stones from Bacan on the market in Ternate, had heard that a headless body of a boy selling plastic bags had been found in the Gamalama vegetable market.
Interestingly, the measured Raman spectra of bisbeeite in the samples we examined showed the best match with RRUFF reference spectra of bisbeeite from Shangulume, Katanga Province, DRC, which showed features significantly different from the spectra of chrysocolla
(typically lacking a prominent peak at 211-210 [cm.
Several secondary copper minerals like malachite, chrysocolla
and turquoise were also common.
The silver, lapis lazuli and chrysocolla
pendant, which doubles as a brooch, hails from Taxco and bears the kind of marks often found on Mexican silver.
Mineralogy consists of malachite, azurite, and chrysocolla
Joints cutting the platinum-bearing veins are typically lined by botryoidal crusts of bright peacock-blue chrysocolla
Naturally, there's my all-time favorite gem, chrysocolla
My finds include quartz, jaspers, chrysocolla
and petrified wood.
Native copper, chrysocolla
and azurite, although less abundant, also occur.