by Kate

Mineral Composition:

Chrysocolla is formed in the oxidation zone of copper ore mines, wherever surface water containing silicic acid dissolves copper out of the rock. Chrysocolla has an attractive blue-green color and has a hardness of 2.5 to 3.5. Because of its light color, it is sometimes confused with turquoise. It commonly is formed with quartz, turquoise, malachite and azurite.

Astrological Association: Gemini, Taurus, Virgo

Healing Properties:

Chrysocolla is a stone of peace. It helps one to release negative emotions, such as indignation, regret, anger and allows for the growth of harmony. Because is can produce a great inner strength, this stone can help one to to endure stress for long periods of time. It helps one to “keep cool” during these hard times by reducing irritability and encouraging clarity. A soothing stone, Chrysocolla also purifies the home environment, imparting a deep serenity.

Chrysocolla has been used in emotional healing to reduce fears and bring a calm joy. It enhances personal power with confidence and motivation. It is also said to be a truth-telling stone. When worn, is said to grant the power of discretion and wisdom.

Chakra Uses:

Chrysocolla cleanses and re-energizes all of the chakras and aligns them with the Divine.

  • Root: Grounds and stabilizes energies
  • Sacral: Balances and calms
  • Solar Plexus: Draws out negative emotions (guilt, fear) reverses destructive emotional habits
  • Heart: Heals heartache, increases ones ability to love, and renews sense of strength
  • Throat: Improves communication but helps to discern when to be silent, imparts honesty, excellent stone for writers and artists.
  • Third Eye: Aids psychic visions, and heals spiritual soul
  • Crown: Stimulates, provides alignment between the physical and ethereal

For physical complaints: Place directly on skin on the afflicted area. Especially good for relieving arthritic pains and disorders of the lungs. Also said to help heal infections and balance blood sugars. A good stone for thyroid problems and the metabolism.


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