Prasiolite is a member of the quartz family and its crystal system is hexagonal. Its name derives from the Greek word 'leek', as Prasiolite color is leek-green. It starts out as a type of Amethyst and as it temperature naturally rises, its color changes to green.
Prasiolite carries the energetic link between the heart and crown chakras, and can be the catalyst for the identification of the individual human self with the Spiritual Higher Self. It assists in bringing spiritual ideals into expression in everyday life. It reminds one to love and bless others, seeing through their human foibles to the Divine essence within them.