This stunner was mined and crafted in the USA~ This piece weighs in at 119.0g, is 75mm tall, 27mm wide and 24mm thick.
Chalcopyrite is an uplifting stone, it grounds nervous energy which allows the body and mind to let go of stress and become calm. It can be used to enhance our perception and to awaken inner sight. Chalcopyrite removes energy blockages, cleansing, activating and aligning the chakras and energy bodies at the same time. It is an excellent aid to increase self esteem, banish fears and doubts and soothe the emotions.
Chalcopyrite is copper iron sulphide mineral, and is the most abundant copper ore available. It has a mohs hardness of 3.5-4, which makes it a big softie, so avoid rough edges. Chalcopyrite can also be called ‘peacock ore’ when it has been acid treated, this treatment causes the mineral to display iridescent blue/purple/pink hues. Due to this gems composition, it is best to avoid water all together. Water may cause rusting of the iron within. It is best to use a dry tissue or cloth to wipe away any dust and debris.