Lily Mine, Pisco Umay, Ica Department, Peru
A distinct and beautiful cluster of chrysocolla of a robin’s-egg blue color sparkles with high luster due to an overgrowth of quartz. While many localities of chrysocolla have a matte to chalky texture, this piece is bright and catches the light. The edges are highlighted in green with small amounts of malachite. While there is some edge wear, it is an exceptional, rare and colorful combinations of the species that is classic for this small mine.
7.00 x 8.00 x 7.00 cm