Table Mountain Shadowkite is sourced from a mine in South Africa, near Cape Town. This mine is currently the only known source of this gemstone.
As a gem
An opaque gemstone, Shadowkite ranks 3.0 to 3.5 on Mohs hardness scale. Shadowkite is a blend of four different minerals: its primary component chrysocolla, cuprite, malachite and azurite.
This new stone presents an extremely rare color combination that is hard to find, even among gemstone collectors. Its four-color combination is unique and cannot be found consistently in any other stone. It is a 100 percent natural stone with no additional treatments. Table Mountain Shadowkite is a part of the chrysocolla stone family and encompasses a blend of four different minerals: chrysocolla being its primary component, cuprite, malachite and azurite.