Olivenite is a rare secondary copper mineral that is noted for its deep olive green color, hence the name. It is found in deeply weathered, highly concentrated copper sulfide ore bodies. It is sometimes found in small brilliant crystals of simple prismatic habit terminated by domal faces. As shown in photos. Olivenite’s olive green color and bright luster make it a popular mineral specimen. It’s intense depth of color, it’s shape and textures make this a truly unique example of natures wonders for your collection. Comes in a medium sized perky style plastic box. This mineral is NOT aquarium safe. Keep out of the reach of small children.
Locality: Nevada USA
Dimensions: 1 9/16″H x 2″W x 1 1/2″D (4cmH x 5.1cmW x 3.75cmD)
Weight: 2oz (57gr)
*Caution* contains Arsenic wash hands thoroughly after handling.
METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES, LORE, USES:
Could be used for its healing properties in improving circulation of blood, increasing energy and detoxification of the body.
*NOTE* this specimen is from our private collection.
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Olivenite Crystals on Matrix