Chrysoprase Tumbled Stones Green Variety of Quartz
Magnificent chrysoprase crystals from our exciting collection of rocks and minerals.
Chrysoprase is variety of the mineral quartz which boasts an impressive apple green colour. The exact shade can vary depending on where the stone was mined. Although widely used for decorative purposes the colour of chrysoprase is not stable which means it can fade if exposed to excessive heat or sunlight for long periods of time.
Chrysoprase is believed to have been named by the Ancient Greeks after the vegetable leek because of the similarity in colour. Depending on the grade, stones can range from being almost opaque to highly translucent. Crystals are often confused for jade and it's not unheard of for agate that has been dyed to be passed off as chrysoprase.
Weights and sizes of these chrysoprase tumbled stones does vary slightly from piece to piece. We have therefore split them into medium and large.
Empathic warrior crystals are stones which have at some point sustained some minor damage usually a chip or fracture. With rocks and minerals having evolved over millions of years we don't believe in throwing them away. We therefore offer these pieces for sale at a significantly reduced price. Empathic warrior crystals are not always available. For more information read our article on empathic warrior crystals