Spiritual Growth, Healing, Connection to Nature, Clarity and Calm
Chakras: Heart, crown, third eye, solar plexus
Zodiac Signs: Capricorn, Scorpio
Prasiolite is often associated with spiritual growth, transformation, and healing. Its green color is thought to resonate with the heart chakra, promoting emotional balance and helping to release negative energy.
The green color of prasiolite is reminiscent of nature and the natural world. It is believed to foster a deeper connection to the Earth and its energies, promoting a sense of harmony and grounding.
Prasiolite is thought to bring clarity of thought and a sense of calmness to the mind. It may help alleviate stress, anxiety, and feelings of overwhelm.
History and Uses
Prasiolite is also called Vermarine, Lime Citrine, Green Quartz or Green Amethyst. It was named after the Greek words “prason” meaning leek and “lithos“ meaning stone. Natural Prasiolite is rare and since 1950, almost all has come from small Montezuma deposits in Minas Gerais, Brazil but it is also found in Lower Silesia in Poland and Thunder Bay in Canada. It is found in shades of yellow green to deeper green, some types of Amethyst and yellow Quartz can be heated in kilns to 500 degrees Celsius to produce Prasiolite.
Prasiolite is a member of the quartz family, a silicon dioxide crystal with a hardness of 7. It starts out as a purple amethyst and its colour is changed by heat. Prasiolite is found in Brazil and Arizona, USA.
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