Ocean jasper crystal sphere meaning and healing properties.
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Ocean jasper properties
Ocean jasper (or jasper orbicular) is a trade name for a multicolored stone from Madagascar, typically with flower like patterns. Commonly described as an orbicular stone. The most recent research suggests it is the mineral chalcedony instead. Some pieces have agate banding or druses of clear quartz, a coating of tiny crystals, known more commonly as druzy.
The variety of quartz known as chalcedony is often unfamiliar to people. It is actually the mother stone of many semiprecious gems. Banded stone is also name as agate. Red is carnelian, and also black as onyx, etc. It’s capacity to transmit light is a characteristic of chalcedony. By definition It is not transparent, unless cut extremely thin.
When examining thin sections of the stone under a polarized light microscope. The stone is revealed to be fibrous chalcedony spherulites. The flower like patterns. Among grains of chalcedony and quartz. Irregular polygrams are produced. Where two or more of the orbs touch one another. A formation sometimes seen on a larger scale. Especially in material from Kabamby
In Marovato, we discovered four different veins of oceanic jasper. Each has produced slightly different looking stones. The first vein was the largest. Also the second was much smaller. Finally the last two were even smaller. We sometimes found additional material through surface mining. Often revealed by extreme weather.
Ocean jasper, from Madagascar
The early history is still mysterious. The existence of chalcedony deposits in the area was first written about in Alfred Lacroix’s. A french mineralogist, in 1922. However, He did not choose any name for this orbicular material
Research does suggest that at least the Kabamby location. It was worked at one time but then forgotten. Dr. Klaus Thalheim has documented one of the earliest known examples of this stone. A slab from Kabamby. It belonged to Richard Baldauf. An early 20th century German collector. The original 1927 receipt finally describes it as Augenjaspis (German, “eye jasper”).
Ocean jasper healing properties benefits
The following section is pseudo scientific and based on cultural beliefs.
A very gentle stone, Ocean jasper crystal sphere meaning and healing properties benefits are extremely nurturing. This stone encourages you to embrace love, happiness and joy, even when you may find it hard to do so.
Connecting with the ocean jasper crystal meaning brings a soothing energy to your mind, body and spirit. Holding the energy of water and the ocean, the crystal is a heart-opening stone that invites you to call love, kindness, and happiness into your life. Through its gentle energy, the ocean jasper crystal stone meaning offers a sense of comfort and empowerment that nurtures your soul.
Ocean jasper under microscope
What is ocean jasper good for?
The stone that aids you to communicate more positively and allow loving feelings to be expressed in what you say. These crystals bring joy and elevated spirits, and relieve stress, worry and other negative feelings.
Is ocean jasper a crystal?
The stone is a seeker transformer crystal. Seekers contain a crystal energy structure that aligns the natural energy of the crystal to the natural power of the human mind in finding the way to new horizons and new capabilities.
Can ocean jasper go in water?
Yes. Hard crystals are safe in water.
How is ocean jasper formed?
It is formed as a rhyolitic igneous rock, rich in silica. As the lava cooled, the silica precipitated out of the magma, forming little spherical balls.
Is ocean jasper toxic to wear?
You may read on some websites that this stone is toxic because it contains arsenic. Don’t worry, this is totally wrong. The arsenic content is so low that you would have to eat several kilograms of stones to start having any toxic effects. It’s impossible to eat kilograms of stones so it doesn’t make sense. This stone is perfectly safe and you can wear it daily without any problem.
How can you tell real ocean jasper meaning?
Generally, it is identified by the presence of different patterns of eyes, orbs, and stripes on the base of the color. Eyes and orbs are of different shapes but usually, they are round.
How much is ocean jasper stone worth?
Pieces of commercial quality cut in simple shapes might be had for $5 or less. Fine material generally ranges between $2 and $5 per carat.
What does ocean jasper look like?
It’s a many-colored stone with orb-like inclusions, and with background colors like green, yellow, pink, grey, blue, red, cream, white, black, and brown. This stone has all the colors of the rainbow! There are also many bands and patterns of color in the stone.
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