Shattuckite is quite a rare mineral can be found in several countries around the world. Most of finest material comes from Namibia, Democratic Republic of Congo (although very rare) and Arizona in the USA.
Shattuckite was named after the Shattuck Mine close to the city of Bisbee in Arizona. It was discovered there in 1915.
A vivid blue coloured copper silicate mineral, it requires other existing copper minerals to form. Shattuckite often forms after malachite and these specimens can exhibit exceptional colour.
This striking polished stone is shattuckite in quartz. The blue mineral is shattuckite. It's highly polished and has an incredibly smooth texture.
When used for its metaphysical properties shattuckite is beneficial for mediums and those who wish to communicate with the spirit world. A stone of communication, it can strengthen links with spirit guides and help with telepathy and intuition.
Shattuckite removes memories from the past which may be holding you back and can improve communication. It may also be used for confidence when talking about matters that may otherwise be difficult to address.