Eilat stone

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Slice of 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.

Eilat stone earrings
Eilat Stones from copper mines of King Salomon.

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