About Prehnite – The color of Prehnite is mostly green, yellow, or it can be transparent. Its unique shades are not likely to be seen in any other mineral.
The main locality of Prehnite is in South Africa. Some deposits are also found in Australia, India and the USA.
Prehnite is named after an 18th century Dutch colonel, Hendrik Von Prehn, who discovered it, and in fact is one of the first minerals to be named after a historical person.
Typically, Prehnite builds pretty tick crystals with coarse textures. However, Prehnite of exquisite gem quality has also been discovered. In composition, Prehnite is calcium aluminum silicate hydroxide.
Power: A stone of prophesy believed to enhance precognition, visualization and inner knowledge. Also said to induce deep meditation, to facilitate dream recall and to alleviate nightmares, deep fears and phobias.