Definition of chrysocolla in English:
A greenish-blue mineral consisting of hydrated copper silicate, occurring as opaline crusts and masses.
- It is found in association with cerussite, calcite, hemimorphite, aurichalcite, malachite, willemite, and chrysocolla.
- For instance, azurite, chrysocolla, and turquoise bring to mind vivid images of various shades of blue.
- Typically, the gold was associated only with secondary iron oxides, although several locations produced attractive specimens with malachite and chrysocolla and, in one location, minor galena and cerussite.
Definition of chrysocolla in:
- US English dictionary
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