Chrysocolla is an greatly colored copper mineral. Its shade can be among the strongest colors of natural blue gems. Chrysocolla’s attractive, stunning blue-green shade is often mistakenly confuse for turquoise because they share many visual resemblances. It can often be found intermingled with malachite, and azurite, creating a wonderful mixed diamond known as Eilat stone.
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.