Crystal of the week — Peacock Ore

Crystal of the week: Peacock Ore

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Crystal of the week: Peacock Ore

Hello beautiful souls. I hope you’ve had a fabulous weekend. Welcome back to yet another week of crystal of the week! This week’s crystal is a bright one: Peacock Ore Peacock Ore, original name Chalcopyrite, is one of the most beautiful stones I’ve come across to date. Chalcopyrite is a brass-yellow mineral with a chemical composition of CuFeS2. These give it a similar appearance to Pyrite and gold. It has been the most important ore of copper for thousands of years. Most Peacock Ore specimens are treated with acid to give them a blue and purple iridescence, which enhances their...

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