Large Hedenbergite Green Prase Quartz Crystal Cluster Mineral Specimen Inner Mongolia - GQ10152
Item Code: GQ10152 Size: 149mm (L) x 132mm (B) x 85mm (Height) (Approx) Weight: 1298.6g (Approx)
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This is a rare type of quartz known as Green Prase Quartz, where the green mineral is known as Hedenbergite. This large Hedenbergite Green Prase Quartz is of good quality due to its rich green in color and good clarity and gemmy at the lower part of the cluster specimen. 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.