Hedenbergite Green Prase Quartz with Pyrite Crystal Cluster Mineral Specimen Inner Mongolia - GQ10153
Item Code: GQ10153 Size: 127mm (L) x 52mm (B) x 77mm (Height) (Approx) Weight: 455.5g (Approx)
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This is a good quality rare type of quartz known as Green Prase Quartz, where the green mineral is known as Hedenbergite. This Hedenbergite Green Prase Quartz is of good quality due to its good clarity and gemmy especially at the middle to lower part of the cluster specimen and with pyrite grown on top of it. It is found in Inner Mongolia.
Hedenbergite is a calcium iron silicate mineral found in metamorphic rocks that are high in iron, skarns and alkalic granites. Hedenbergite is an iron rich member of the Pyroxene group which includes Diopside and Augite. Hedenbergite has a hardness of between 5.5 to 6.5 and the color range from green, dark green to black. Hedenbergite is sometimes found within Quartz, forming Hedenbergite Green Quartz. Such Quartz crystals, usually formed in clusters, can be found in Mongolia, and is considered rare, especially bigger clusters. Another name for such type of Quartz is Mongolian Quartz,
Hedenbergite, being a green stone, is associated with heart chakra. Thus, Hedenbergite is known to be an emotional healer, which helps to heal negative feelings such as sadness, anxiety, worries and depression. Hedenbergite also assist in attracting new friendships and relationships.