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Covellite is a copper sulfide with a crystal structure that forms beautiful indigo-blue purple iridescent thin, tabular, hexagonal plates and layered masses. Covellite often occurs with other copper minerals such as chalcopyrite, chalcocite, and bornite. Some of the specimens are thin enough to be flexible.


Covellite’s hardness is rated at 1.5 to 2 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness. When heated, Covellite fuses easily and produces a blue colored flame. Covellite is named after the Italian mineralogist Nicolas Covelli, who first described the mineral collected from Mount Vesuvius, Italy in 1832. Covellite is also known as Covelline. Covellite is opaque with a submetallic to resinous luster. Covellite is found in Germany, Italy, Wales, Serbia, Peru, Australia, Sardinia, and the USA. 


Covellite is a stone of release and transformation. The energetic vibrations of Covellite encourage one to be positive in thoughts and behavior.


Covellite supports unconditional love of self and harmonizes the body, mind, and soul. It is a manifestation stone that connects to one to their higher self encouraging the transformation of dreams into reality.


Covellite stimulates the third eye chakra and enhances psychic abilities. Covellite is a stone of vision and acts as a reflective mirror showing the dark side of one’s soul and the potential problems or flaws in one’s thoughts and behaviors. This stone helps to release one from the past and anything that may be holding you back, such as old trauma, loss, shame and fear.


Covellite may be helpful in relieving negativity and depression and helps one come up solutions to perceived problems and challenges.


Covellite eliminates vain and arrogant tendencies and replaces them with an attitude of gratitude and a sense of appreciation. Covellite helps one recognize that when energy flow is properly directed amazing results and miracles are able to come into one’s life.  It is a helpful stone for those who feel vulnerable and are anxious in groups. Covellite stimulates the higher chakras assisting the connection to guides and other divine sources of wisdom. Covellite helps to express spiritual information and knowledge clearly through writing or other forms of communication. 


Covellite may be a useful crystal tool for those interested in re-birthing, past life regression, and increasing their intuitive abilities.


Covellite may be a useful crystal tool for psychics, channels and other connected spiritual guides as it helps with the expression of divine communication.


Covellite activates the third-eye and crown chakras. Covellite is excellent for physical healing when disease or system imbalance has a past life karmic basis. Covellite is an excellent stone for grounding as one expands into the higher realms of consciousness and high frequency energy.

Covellite brings the vibration of abundant source to an area and creates an energy vortex. It has been said that it’s vibrations shift in support of the acceleration of energy that is happening with the current transformation of the energy spectrum. Covellite provides a bridge in the time of this paradigm shift.

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