Chrysoprase is a green variety of chalcedony, a mineral in the quartz family.
It typically forms in hydrothermal veins and is found in Australia, Brazil, Madagascar, and the United States.
Chrysoprase crystals have a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale and a waxy luster.
It has been used for jewelry and decorative purposes since ancient times, with evidence of its use dating back to the Bronze Age.
The ancient Greeks and Romans believed that chrysoprase had healing properties and could bring good fortune.
Chrysoprase crystals have metaphysical properties that can aid in emotional healing, increase self-awareness, and promote feelings of love and kindness.
They are also thought to help with meditation, improve communication skills, and attract abundance and prosperity.
Chrysoprase crystals can alleviate anxiety and stress, as well as to promote physical healing and support the immune system.