Jasper is a varied family of stones that comes in many different varieties and colours, with over 2000 varieties known. It is a stone that will have different colourings, patterns, and textures that are completely unique to the different areas where it is found. Gary Green Jasper boasts a unique striped pattern of various greens and blues, and is found in Utah and Nevada in the USA.
Gary green jasper is a sedimentary rock that some believe contains fossilized swamp, wood, and algae. These components were then covered by volcanic ash, and fossilized over time into these amazing colours, likely due to the presence of chromium, cobalt, and/or copper during fossilization. Gary green jasper is 11-14 million years old.
Gary green jasper is said to bring joy into one's life, and it is also a helpful stone for spreading joy to others as well. It also has all the good general healing properties of jaspers, which is believed by some to strengthen as well as heal the physical body. Various green jaspers may also help with intellectual pursuits, as it allows you to be calm. Green jasper may also help strengthen the immune system.
- Approximate dimensions: 45 mm x 45 mm x 30 mm
- Genuine fossil specimen
- This item includes an information card about the fossil
- A certificate of authenticity is included with this item.
This fossil requires special care - exposure to water and other chemicals, such as cleaning products or aerosols, will damage it over time. If you polish the stone, use a dry cloth only, or an air duster that does not contain any disinfectant or other chemicals.
*Gary green jasper may also be known as: Garry Jasper, Gary jasper, Swamp Bog Jasper, Larsonite, McDermitt Green Jasper, Chicken Track Jasper, Bogwood Jasper.