An unusual and wonderful green gemstone,
sometimes incorrectly called green Amethyst. Its just a perfect jewellry
Size: 15,7x12x6,5 mm
In stock: 1
(praziolite, green-quartz or vermarine), is a green form of quartz, a silicate
mineral chemically silicon dioxide. Prasiolite is one of several quartz
varieties. Since 1950, almost all natural prasiolite has come from a small
Brazilian mine, but it is also seen in Lower Silesia in Poland and is also found
in the Thunder Bay area of Canada. Prasiolite can be confused with the similarly
colored praseolite which results from the heat treatment of iolite, a variety of
While most amethyst will turn yellow or
orange when heated producing citrine, some will turn green when treated. Green
quartz is sometimes incorrectly called green amethyst, which is an actual
misnomer and not an acceptable name for the material, the proper terminology
being Prasiolite. It is actually against Federal Trade Commission Guidelines to
call prasiolite "green amethyst." The name is derived from Greek πράσον prason
meaning "leek" and λίθος lithos meaning "stone." This means that "prasiolite"
literally means "scallion green-colored stone." The mineral was given its name
due to its green-colored appearance.
Prasiolite enhances energies and help you express your feelings. It helps you to
deal with things.
CLARITY CLASSIFICATION IF Internally Flawless No Inclusions Visible Even With 10x Magnification.
VVS Very-Very Slightly Included Minute Inclusions Not Visible To Eye.
VSI Very Slight Inclusions Slight Inclusions Visible To Eye.
SI 1-2 Slight Inclusions: Some Inclusions Visible.
I 1-3 Included Many Inclusions Visible. 807163324