The mineralogy of the milled Haib feed revealed that 98.5% of the total copper content occurred as chalcopyrite, 1% as bornite, and less than 0.5% as chalcocite, covellite, malachite and chrysocolla
In these deposits, the predominant mineralization is supergene and consists primarily of chrysocolla
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, 27.9x43.1cm.
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.
However, Van Oosterwyck-Gastuche (1968) concluded that the validity of bisbeeite was doubtful, and the mineral was discredited by the International Mineralogical Association's Commission of New Minerals and Mineral Names in 1977, when it was considered as a synonym for chrysocolla
, [(Cu,Al).sub.2][H.sub.2][Si.sub.2][O.sub.5][(OH).sub.4] x n[H.sub.2]O (www.mindat.org/ min-26553.html).
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
. This zone forms a blanket spreading out from the underlying primary mineralisation.
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
. I'm not yet sure exactly what it's good for, but the name has a nice ring, and Mr.
My finds include quartz, jaspers, chrysocolla
and petrified wood.