The name of this mineral comes from the Greek words chrysos and kolla, meaning "gold glue". Indeed, the copper extracted from this mineral was used to solder gold. Its color varies in the range of copper minerals, from turquoise blue to light and dark green.
Features of Chrysocolla Beads
Crystallography:MonoclinicMohs hardness: 2-4Birthstone: ---Typical treatments:Impregnation, Surface CoatingOccurrence: Peru / Congo