Conichalcite, Calcite & Goethite - Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
WxHxD: 11.5x5x9.5cm= 4.5x1.9x3.7in
Conichalcite is a relatively common arsenate mineral occurring in the oxidation zone of copper-rich ore deposits. It is green, and often botryoidal in habit.
CaCu(AsO4)(OH); Hardness 4.5; Orthorhombic
Calcite forms in many different geologic environments. Usually colorless or white it can occur in many tints due to the inclusion of minor constituents during formation. It has possibly more habits of occurrence than any other mineral.
Chemical composition: Ca[CO3]; Hardness: 3; Trigonal
Goethite is the yellow- or reddish-brown alpha polymorph of iron(III) oxide-hydroxide, typically occurring in low-temperature environments. Goethite has been well known since ancient times for its use as the pigment brown ochre. The mineral was named after the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
α-Fe3+O(OH); Hardness 5 - 5½; Orthorhombic
Conichalcite brings the heart and intellect together to enhance loving communication and personal power to bring the unknown into form. It provides strength and flexibility in times of change. Conichalcite stimulates intuition and imagination, so it can be helpful when beginning meditation.
Calcite is used for energy cleansing and amplification and is excellent for support in learning new things and progressing in a healing practice. The Iceland Spar variety is exceptionally well suited for awareness in communication, increasing clarity and reminding us that words can have two meanings.
Goethite supports finding joy in the journey of life, combining pragmatism with imagination, and energizing the pursuit of discovery. It supports connection with Earth so can help with dowsing and the use of divining rods.
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