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Apache Chrysocolla designer gem 2/16/18 01 - 47 x 31 x 3.3 mm - 35 carats
This large yet lightweight gem is cut from one of the most beautiful and rare stone I know of. I consider Apache Chrysocolla as the holy grail of chrysocolla. It is said to come from an old worked out copper mine in Mexico and there is nothing I know of that is quite like it. This stunning, very rare stone is made up of many different minerals including Chrysocolla, Malachite, Shattuckite, Turquoise, Cal
cite, Cuperite, Hematite, Quartz, Linarite, Silver and even Gold. Many years ago it made the cover of Rock and Gem magazine. These days there is very little of this on the market and the price has skyrocketed. This is old, high grade material. The color and patterns are excellent. This wonderfully colored stone has some very nice colors, metallics and patterns - a stunning and exotic piece - with a very low dome, girdled sides and a flat beveled back all with a glossy and metallic luster. Here is a video clip to see it in motion: $215.00 shipped to USA - paypal

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