Eilat Stone (King Solomon Stone)

Eilat Stone is the National stone of Israel, where it is found. This is a mixture of several secondary copper minerals including chrysocolla, malachite, azurite, turquoise and others.

Visitors to Israel should be aware that the majority of "Eilat Stone" sold to tourists are imported from foreign mines and not the original material.
General Information
Other Names/Trade Names:
Further Information
Mineral information:Eilat Stone information at mindat.org
Significant Gem Localities
Israel
 
  • Southern District (HaDarom District)
    • Eilat
      • Timna Valley
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