P78 Rare Covelite Pendant
A lovely Covelite cabochon wire wrapped in sterling silver.
Dimensions: Stone: 30mm x 20mm x 5mm and weighs 10 grams, Finished Pendant's length: 2 inches
Covellite (also known as covelline) is a rare copper sulfide mineral with the formula CuS. This indigo blue mineral is ubiquitous in copper ores, it is found in limited abundance and is not an important ore of copper itself, although it is well known to mineral collectors.
Color: Deep Metallic Indigo Blue with iridescent flashes of pink and indigo
Notable Occurrences: Butte, Montana; Covellite also comes from other places around the world but the best Jewelry Quality comes from Butte Montana.