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Where Chrysoprase is Found :

Color of Chrysoprase :

Chrysoprase can be found in Australia, Brazil, the Ural Mountains of Russia, and parts of the Western United States. Chrysoprase generally ranges from a pale apple green to a brighter kelly green. This gemstone also comes in a version called lemon chrysoprase which is a pale yellow color, although the lemon variety is often speckled with darker greens.

Birthstone :

Anniversary :

Chrysoprase is an alternative birthstone for May. It is also an astrological birthstone for Gemini. Chrysoprase is the anniversary gemstone for the 18th year of marriage.

Fun Facts :

  • Chrysoprase is sometimes called "Australian jade" for its brilliant green coloring.
  • Chrysoprase was once believed to have the power to turn the wearer invisible.

Chrysoprase in History :

  • Chrysoprase was used by many ancient cultures, including the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, in the creation of ornamental objects and jewelry.
  • Prussia's Frederick the Great so loved the stone that he commissioned two tables made of chrysoprase.

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Mystical Properties of Chrysoprase :

  • can be used as a stone of protection for young children and animals
  • can relieve stress
  • brings success

Chrysoprase in Religion :

  • Chrysoprase is mentioned in the Bible and is therefore considered to be the tenth jewel in the walls of the heavenly Jerusalem.