Prasiolite “also known as green quartz or vermarine” is a green variety of quartz, a silicate mineral chemically silicon dioxide. The word prasiolite literally means “scallion green-coloured stone” and is derived from Greek πράσον prason meaning “leek” and λίθος lithos meaning “stone”.
Prasiolite can be found in Brazil, Poland, Sri Lanka, Canada, UK. It is a rare stone in nature and artificially produced prasiolite is heat-treated amethyst.
¶ Crystal habit: Hexagonal prisms
¶ Color: shades of green
¶ Specific gravity: 2.65
¶ Diaphaneity: Transparent to nearly opaque
¶ Category: Oxide mineral
¶ Mohs scale hardness: 7 – lower in impure varieties
¶ Refractive index: 1.544 to 1.553
¶ Birefringence: 0.009
¶ Ultraviolet fluorescence: none
Healing Properties of Prasiolite
Prasiolite is suitable for anyone to wear because of a silicate mineral. It is absorbing energies from cosmic waves and neutrino waves. It will help to balance human aura and energy fields. Its vibrational energies reduce stress and balance circulations.
Prasiolite also stimulates the heart chakra. Green Quartz Crystal Healing is very beneficial and they are actually quite rare in nature. As Green Quartz is a member of the quartz crystal family, it is capable to increase energy. It is mainly good for using in meditation beside other crystals.