Crystal System: Trigonal
Hardness: 7
Chakra: Heart and Sacral
Energy Vibration: 3
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Planet: Venus
Source: Argentina, Brazil, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, and USA
Beneficial For: Compassion, Detoxifying, Forgiveness; Fungal Infections, Independence, Judgment, Nightmares, Pain, and Relaxation 

Chrysoprase is a gemstone variety of chalcedony containing small amounts of nickel. It usually occurs as apple-green but varies in shades to a deep green. The darker variations as sometimes called prase. Chrysoprase is a cryptocrystalline meaning that it is composed of crystals so fine, that it cannot be seen as distinct from each other under normal magnification. This sets it apart from rock crystals like amethyst or citrine. Other members of the cryptocrystalline family include, agate, carnelian, onyx. The name comes Greek, chrysos, meaning gold and prasinon, meaning green. ​ 

Promoted by the Ancients to be a promoter of love, chrysoprase promotes optimism and personal insight. It can induce deep meditative states, imparting a sense of being part of the divine world. Chrysoprase assists in looking at the egotistical motives in the past and the effect that it has had on your development and aligns your ideals with your behaviour. How you are being and who you are being become reconnected. Chrysoprase heals your inner child, releasing emotions locked away since childhood and overcoming compulsive thoughts, turns your attention to positive events. This stone stimulates acceptance of oneself and of others. ​