Colour: often with blue or green colouring.
Found in: China, Mexico and Russia
This stone is also known as aurichalite, aurichchalcite, buratite and blue calamine.
It is a cool stone, soothing and calming, and promotes fearlessness and clear communication.
Chakra: heart and throat chakra
REFERENCES & BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Adam, M. (1869) Tableau minéralogique, Paris: 26.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 249.
Photograph: taken from Mindat, copyright © Thomas Thieme
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