Chrysoprase, Small comes from Kenya. It contains a bright mint green coloring similar to variscite. It is harder than variscite and takes a bright mirror polish.
About 9 - 11 pieces per pound.
The African continent is rich with mineral resources including agates and jaspers. The Gem Shop has imported rock from Morocco, South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, Botswana, Malawi, and Madagascar, the large island off the southeast coast of the African continent.