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Prehnite (754 grams)

Prehnite (754 grams)

Regular price $22.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $22.00 USD
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APPROXIMATE SIZE: 4.5 x 3 x 3-inch

WEIGHT: 754 grams

Prehnite is a translucent to transparent, yellow-green to pale green mineral that is composed of calcium aluminum silicate. It was first discovered in South Africa in the late 1700s and is named after the Dutch mineralogist Hendrik von Prehn.

Prehnite can be found in a variety of locations around the world, including South Africa, Australia, the United States, and China. It typically forms in volcanic rocks, hydrothermal veins, and in metamorphic rocks.

Prehnite is prized for its unique properties and is often used in the jewelry industry. It can be cut and polished to a high shine, and its light green color gives it a distinctive look. It is also believed to have a variety of healing properties, including promoting inner peace, enhancing spiritual growth, and helping to reduce anxiety and stress.

When selecting a Prehnite specimen, it's important to consider the quality of the mineral, including its color, texture, and overall appearance. Higher quality specimens will have a deep, vibrant green color and will be free of impurities or other minerals. The size and weight of the specimen can also be a consideration, with larger specimens typically being more valuable than smaller ones.

Overall, Prehnite is a unique and beautiful mineral that is highly valued by collectors, enthusiasts, and those interested in alternative healing practices.

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