A Chrysoprase Crocodile Carving. Classic Aussie Stone and Aussie reptile. Good detail in light green, opaque Chrysoprase. Certainly not common but very Australian. Would make a great gift or momento of Australia.
12.1cm x 7cm x 3.1cm, 115g.
Chrysoprase, chrysophrase or chrysoprasus is a gemstone variety of chalcedony a cryptocrystalline form of silica that contains small quantities of nickel. Its best color is apple green, but varies to deep green. The darker varieties are also referred to as prase.
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