Prehnite

 

Prehnite is a pale green mineral occurring in crystalline aggregates having a botryoidal or mammillary structure, and rarely in distinct crystals. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and lime.
00000It was first discovered in South Africa by Colonel Hendrik Von Prehn, an early Dutch governor of the Cape of Good Hope colony. Prehnite was the first mineral to be named after a person.
00000Prehnite can assist in finding the root cause of an illness. Healers use it for the kidneys and bladder, thymus gland, shoulders, chest and lungs.

 
 

Location - USA, South Africa. Australia, Brazil

 
Group - Silica R.I. - 1.611 - 1.632 Hardness - 6 - 6.5
   

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