||Chrysolite is from 'Chryso' meaning gold and 'ite' meaning 'thing'. This word is usually interpreted to mean Yellow Topaz or lime, yellow Olivine. Chrysoprase combines 'Chryso' meaning 'gold' and 'Prase' meaning 'green leek'. i.e. yellow-green quartz. Amethyst literally means the stone, that stops you,(methy) getting drunk.
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