Chrysoprase is a gemstone version of chalcedony, and is one of a few gemstones which contain traces of nickel, ultimately leading to the green colouration. This rare gem is composed of tiny crystals which cannot be visibly detected under ordinary magnification. Chrysoprase is only found in 5 countries, which indicates the rare nature of this mineral. Chrysoprase is the stone of the Greek good Venus and is renowned for its beliefs to prevent depression and increase grace and equilibrium. A highly durable stone capable for everyday wear and requires minimal protective activity.
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