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Watz the quality of Chrysocolla ?

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Asked by seema arora, 05 Mar '10 06:59 pm
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Chrysocolla gemstone is quite often confused with turquoise, as it has many of the same visual qualities as turquoise. But it is nothing like turquoise, past the visual standpoint.

For thousands of years, as legend tells it, chrysocolla has been a stone of conciliation and reassurance thought the world. In ancient Egypt, it was called the 'wise stone' as those who wore it generally came up with clever comprises when it seems and unbearable pass in negotiations. It was also thought it would protect the wearer against psychological damage as well. Lore also tells that this stone had the power to make more violent people more sensitive and tolerant, which is apparently why Cleopatra carried chrysocolla with her everywhere she went.

This gemstone is rarely minded today, which is what creates its high price tag.

Scientific Properties:
Mohs Hardness of 2 with a monoclinic crystal structure.

Chrysocolla gemstone generally occurs as a bright green or bluish crust or as compac ...more
Answered by Kavita Prsd, 08 Mar '10 02:26 am

 
  
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Chrysocolla gemstone is quite often confused with turquoise, as it has many of the same visual qualities as turquoise. But it is nothing like turquoise, past the visual standpoint.

For thousands of years, as legend tells it, chrysocolla has been a stone of conciliation and reassurance thought the world. In ancient Egypt, it was called the 'wise stone' as those who wore it generally came up with clever comprises when it seems and unbearable pass in negotiations. It was also thought it would protect the wearer against psychological damage as well. Lore also tells that this stone had the power to make more violent people more sensitive and tolerant, which is apparently why Cleopatra carried chrysocolla with her everywhere she went.

This gemstone is rarely minded today, which is what creates its high price tag.

Scientific Properties:
Mohs Hardness of 2 with a monoclinic crystal structure.

Chrysocolla gemstone generally occurs as a bright green or bluish crust or as compact gr ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 06 Feb '13 12:03 pm

 
  
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