Citron Chrysoprase Yellow Lapidary Rough Rock Stone Slab
This lovely, rare yellow Citron Chrysoprase unpolished stone slab is 2.9 inches by 2.15 inches and it is 5.5 mm thick.
The lapidary cabbing rock slab weighs .10 lbs. and is shown wet in the first 4 pictures.
This material, known as Lemon or Citron Chrysoprase for its lemon yellow color, comes the Eastern Goldfields area of from Western Australia.
Though named "Chrysoprase", it is actually a magnesite.
The color is very pale yellow, (slightly greenish).
It is found in a belt of rocks that stretch from Norseman in the south to near Wiluna in the north. It occurs in many of the same locations as that of the well known green chalcedony named Chrysoprase, most notably Yerilla , Marshall Pool & Goongarrie but in numerous other places as well.
It is named for the French word for lemon which is "citron" .
Metaphysical Properties: Citron Chrysoprase is said to be a soothing stone for those suffering from heartache. It is believed it can help you release emotional tension and stress, clarify problems, and works well with other stones by increasing the other stone's healing properties.