Gemologist Guide to Identifying Chyrsocolla

chrysocolla cabochons

Chrysocolla is a lovely mineral collected by rock hounds and gemstone enthusiasts. Its color is dictated by the ratio of chrysocolla, malachite, turquoise, and other minerals. If you’re lucky enough to come across the silica-based chrysocolla then it will look drastically different from pieces with other minerals mixed in. It will be a solid blue […]