Lapidary Gemstones and Crystals – Create With Rare Beauty
Agua Marble is a Heather Canyon limited edition exclusive. This marble is collected in southern Utah near a copper mine. Agua marble has beautiful blue-green color of the ocean – “agua”. It has darker blue plumes and psilomene metallic plumes.
Agua marble formed in a skarn – where copper rich magma was injected into limestone. The interaction of the magma and the limestone has created a unique mixture of copper, silica and carbonate minerals. The closer to the magma, the more silica and copper and less calcium and carbonate. The blue green color of this rock is a result of copper minerals such as chrysocolla. Psilomene is a manganese oxide mineral and often forms black or magnetic plumes.