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Chrysoprase — specimen 0292, photo © NMNHS
Chrysoprase — specimen 0292, photo © NMNHS

Chrysoprasespecimen 0292


no precise locality [Africa]

Weight: 0.51 ct; size: 6.07 | 4.07 | 2.80 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium dark green; strong; clarity: translucent; cut: fair; treatment: none.

Clean specimen; cabochon style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

Other specimens
Chrysoprase — specimen 0107Chrysoprase — specimen 0697Chrysoprase — specimen 0473Chrysoprase — specimen 0181Chrysoprase — specimen 0182Chrysoprase — specimen 0465

More information from ‘Classification’

A green variety of chalcedony. The colour is caused by tiny inclusions of Ni-bearing layers silicates.