Color: blue-green with brownish red inclusions
Chakra(s): all apply
Astrological sign(s): Libra
Mohs scale: 2.5–3.5
Spiritual uses: Chrysocolla aligns your consciousness with the Divine. Use it at the third eye and crown chakras during meditation.
Mental uses: If you find yourself disturbed by negative repetitive thoughts, work with chrysocolla to absorb and transform your angst.
Emotional uses: Chrysocolla helps you achieve balance in the face of emotional challenges. It is beneficial for those who have experienced abuse—physically, mentally, spiritually, or emotionally.
Physical uses: Chrysocolla reduces inflammation in the body. Before surgery or dental work, keep this stone close at hand.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo