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OCEAN JASPER PENDANT
This is natural untreated specimen from Madagscar.We have polished both sides and it is wire wrapped with rhodium plated base meatal for a long wearing life.Supply of this material is becoming hard to find.
Weight 64.20 cts app
Size 40 x 15 x 20 mm app
The vibrant colors visible in Ocean Jasper are caused by many different minerals.
Red is caused by iron or hematite, light yellow or gray is caused by clay and brown or deep yellow is from goethite. Sometimes a dazzling display of sparkling tiny crystals occurs upon the surface. These little gems, known as druze, are the result of clear or white quartz formations. Many collectors seek specimens of Ocean Jasper with these unique crystals upon them.
Ocean jasper is one of the most collectable stones in recent times. This stones colors, patterns and shapes amaze and boggle the mind. It is one of natures masterpieces.
This rock is found along the northwest coast of Madagascar. The deposit is a rhyolite flow that has completely silicified. The eyes or orbs come in a amazing array of colors. Color combinations are often striking and difficult to believe they are natural. Druzy and crystal pockets are common.
The Gemstone Sheriff program allows our members to request an audit on any auction, which is completed by an independent Gemologist who assesses the accuracy of the item description and pictures.
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