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Help identify these please?

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Hi,

 

Can anyone help identify these gemstones. I purchased them as part a mixture of gemstones and have struggled with identifying these ones? 

asked Jan 10 by FraniLou (120 points)

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looks like chrysoprase, (aka Madagascar green opal) they are a type of chalcedony colored green by nickle. Darker varieties are just call prase. You can better confirm this by doing a scratch test on some porcelin (it should have a hardness of around 7).
answered Jan 16 by Thesamster7 (440 points)
 


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