Jasper is a fine grained quartz with a host of foreign matter. It is formed in the sedimentary manner when the original silicic acid solution penetrates clayey or sandy rock or is itself permeated with a multitude of suspended particles. When the silicic acid solidifies into quartz; the clayey, sandy, or finely distributed particles remain and enclose within the jasper as it forms and give it its opaque color and unique markings.
Jasper is a mineral that can occur almost anywhere and appears in a wide variety of forms. The different markings found on these varied representatives of jasper have led to them being traded under a plethora of imaginative names.
Also known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness .Jasper provides protection and absorbs negative energy. It balances yin and yang. Jasper clears electromagnetic and environmental pollution, including radiation. It encourages honesty with oneself. Provides courage to assertively tackle problems. Aids quick-thinking and promotes organizational abilities. Jasper stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action. Prolongs sexual pleasure. It supports during prolonged illness and re-energises the body.
Zodiac: Leo, Virgo, Scorpio