Chrysocolla Chalcedony, also known as Gem Silica Chrysocolla, is a rare vivid greenish-blue variety of Quartz. It is a beautiful translucent copper-bearing stone that is commonly associated with other minerals like - Chrysocolla, Quartz, Malachite, and Tenorite.
Chrysocolla Chalcedony symbolizes forgiveness, serenity, wealth, prosperity, wisdom, creativity, balance, and positive energy.
Let us learn more about Chrysocolla Chalcedony or Gem Silica.
Chrysocolla Chalcedony is the most valuable variety of Chalcedony that gets its remarkable color due to the presence of copper. Even though it is among the most beautiful blue gemstones, most of the people around the world have never heard of it.
These stones can balance and open up the third eye, throat, and heart chakra. It helps to aid psychic development, promote intuition, stimulate visionary experiences, and develop the creative sides of one's career.
The name "Chrysocolla Chalcedony" is given as it is colored due to the presence of Chalcedony and is a variety of Chalcedony. These beautiful stones are limited and can be found in Peru, the USA, Mexico, Taiwan, and the Philippines.
Most of the Chrysocolla Chalcedony occurs in veins in copper ore deposits. It forms as a secondary mineral in the rocks above and adjacent to copper deposits as cavity linings and fracture fillings. It also occurs in geodes as a mineral lining.
Chrysocolla Chalcedony has no type of its own.
The color of Gem Silica varies from bluish-green to greenish-blue.
The price of Chrysocolla Chalcedony can go over $100 per carat according to its color and quality.
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