Copper

This page contains the minerals which are also related to copper such as azurite, eilat stone, malachite, chrysocolla, turquoise and other mineral combinations. Copper mineral is an excellent energy conductor! Copper sends and amplifies thoughts, healing energy, and gem electrical energy into wearer’s energy field. Because of this, it encourages the physical/emotional bodies to find alignment. The result is clearer thinking, less aggressive behavior, a more calming persona and a boost to self-esteem. This is a warming stone. Copper helps to release the “excess charge” of resentment and anger.  Copper is exceptional for attracting prosperity, better finances, love and fertility and bringing good luck.

Azurite

Azurite, Cu3 [(OH)2(CO3)2] is a solid deep blue, blue-purple. A blue copper-based stone (approximately 55%) is found in association with Malachite forming together, which is its cousin. They are both formed by the oxidation of copper such as you would see in chalcopyrite. Azurite is referred to as the jewel of wisdom or Stone of Heaven. Azurite symbolizes insight and discovery. It is said to increase psychic abilities. Azurite activates the Third Eye Chakra and Throat Chakra for more assertive communication and alertness.

Malachite

Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, with the formula Cu2CO3(OH)2.This stone has a steady pulsing electromagnetic energy. (High copper content) Malachite promotes growth and builds strength, both emotionally and physically. It draws out deep anxieties, unwanted fears and psychosomatic issues teaching us to take responsibility for our own actions.Malachite when placed on the Third Eye Chakra, stimulates physical and psychic vision, concentration. For Heart Chakra and Solar Plexus Chakra and centers.  Protects well by powerfully cleaning the auric field.

Azur-Malachite

Azurite is sometimes found growing with malachite, forming the best of two minerals. This beautiful healing stone combines the metaphysical properties of both stones, making it one of the most healing stones on the planet.  Its blue sea and earth green match two of the greatest healing colors together on earth!  Known to help balance the aura and bring love and communication to the soul, this rare stone is also embodied with the high conductive “energy” of copper!

 

Chrysocolla

This solid light blue to blue green stone has a very gentle, soothing, friendly energy. It is considered the “wise stone” or “sage stone“, as it offers up its wisdom and sagely advice to those who pay attention. Excellent for the Heart Chakra, this stone is used to flush and heal “heart blocks” such as loss, hurt, guilt, fear… This stone helps us to find “peace in our hearts” Use this stone for allowing what you need into your life. It helps us to be flexible, self-forgiving, and patient. It keeps one in light, love, and healing on a daily basis.

Chryscolla (Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4·nH2O, is a hydrated copper phyllosilicate mineral with a mixture of the copperhydroxide spertiniite and chalcedony. It forms in the oxidation zones of copper ore bodies. This stone is found in shades of blueand/or green.

Turquoise

Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium, with the chemical formula CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O. The substance has been known by many names, but the word “turquoise” dates to the 17th century and is derived from the French turquois for “Turkish” because the mineral was first brought to Europe from Turkey, from mines in the historical Khorasan Province of Persia. Pliny the Elder referred to the mineral as “callais” and the Aztecs knew it as “chalchihuitlz”

This stone is most famous as an amazing over all healer for illnesses in the physical body and mental/emotional issues. Turquoise is known as a stone of protection and communication on every level. It is a stone most attune to the thymus gland. The thymus is located in the upper part of the chest between the heart and the throat, therefore, use turquoise at the Throat Chakra, to encouraging communication between heart and mind, as well as, expressing your desires and dreams.

Eilat Stone

This semi-precious gemstone’s healing abilities have been documented due to the elements which comprise Eilat stone and its ability to create, store and conduct energy. It has a mixture of Chrysocolla, Malachite, Turquoise, and sometimes is found with Silver and Native Copper.

These are some of the most healing minerals on the planet. Eilat Stone derives its name from the city of Eilat where it was once mined, it is a green-blue inhomogeneous mixture of several secondary copper minerals including malachite, azurite, turquoise, pseudomalachite, chrysocolla. The Eilat stone is the National stone of Israel, and is also known as the “King Solomon Stone”.

With Love & Balance

It’s mineral make up encourages the balance between warm sun energy and cool moon energy. An excellent assistant for increasing your ability to express and accept your true feelings.

Copper will balance your personal energy reserve and confidence.

Copper is often known as the “love metal” as it helps us open up to love energies and physically helps with sexual imbalances. The healing properties of this stone are particularly enhanced when used in conjunction with other stones such as hematite and tourmaline.

Associations

Angels: Haniel
Associated Crystal: metal family
BirthstoneMay
Color: Brown
ChakraHeart Chakra, Crown Chakra
ElementMetal, Water
Flowers: Thistle Flower, Copper Brown Mums, Cymbidium Amber Orchids
Gods/Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Shamash, Innana, Ishtar, Venus
PlanetVenus
Zodiac: Taurus
Sabbat: Litha, Mabon, Samhain,
Tarot: The Empress

Copper Love Juice

1 Copper nugget (tumbled only)
1 hematite (tumbled only)
1 tourmaline (tumbled only)
1 tsp honey
Red berry juice (cranberry, boysenberry, watermelon, strawberry…)

Add stones to pitcher and then add juice and honey (and/or fruit and mint leaves). As you blend ingredients, say:
“Berry, crystals, honey blend”
To offer love that never ends”
Serve this juice before the fun begins, during the waxing to full moon cycle or when sharing a meal.

Cleansing & Charging Copper

~ Cleansing a crystal is always a good idea to rid it of energies (negative or otherwise) that it may have picked up during handling and excessive use.

~ Charging a crystal is bringing its energy levels back up, after use and cleansing. Like re-charging a battery after it has lost its energy.  A great way to do this (and remind you that it is time to do so) is during a full moon.

Crystal Cleansing: method 1 – 3 and method 5 – 8
Negative energy “charge” is absorbed by this mineral. It tends to become dull when used for treating negative energy. 1) Make a solution out of warm water, a few drops of lemon or lime juice, and a teaspoon of salt. Mix it thoroughly. 2) Dip the tarnished copper jewelry into this solution. Leave it there for a couple of minutes. 3) Remove the jewelry and rinse thoroughly. Repeat if some tarnish still shows. 4) Use ketchup and a soft toothbrush to remove tarnish on a piece that contains soft or delicate gemstones. The ketchup is not safe on the stones, but using ketchup and a toothbrush will give you more control over the cleaning process. Only clean the copper and avoid touching the gemstones with the ketchup.

The Power of Color

Color plays a major role in determining how your crystal can help you.  A crystal’s color is due to its combination of minerals, which give it it’s own personality.  It contributes in what attracts you to it.  The psychological aspects of color determine how a crystal’s healing properties work.

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