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tumble polished jasper


Jasper
last edited:  11/30/17    number of photos:  69                                                            
Jasper is a cryptocrystalline form of quartz, SiO2
Mineral information on quartz

hardness: 7 
Jasper is usually colored red, orange, or brown by iron oxides.
Also visit Cochise College
Ocean Jasper Photos.

 

lectures on jasper
Jasper by Audrey LaClair

cabochons
ocean jasper:  A  B
porcelain jasper: 
A  B  C
red jasper: 
A


jewelry
imperial jasper beads: 
A  B                                                                        

mookite jasper beads:  A  B  C
red jasper beads: 
A  B

                                                                                                                                                              
polished jasper                                                                      
tumble polished red jasper:  A B  C
polished specimens of ocean jasper:  A  B  C  D  E  F  G
multicolored jasper:   A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H
brown jasper: 
A  B  C  D  E
mookite jasper polished slabs: 
A  B  C  D  E
tumble polished orbicular jasper: 
A  B  C  D

agate jasper:  A  B
polished jasper hearts: 
A
yellow jasper:  A

 

jasper, uncut

red jasper:  A  B  C  D
brown jasper: 
A
orbicular jasper: 
A B  C  D  E  F
orbicular jasper, Mexico: 
A  B  C  D
Oyhee jasper: 
A
porcelain jasper: 
A  B  C
 

 

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Just credit photos to R.Weller/Cochise College.                                             
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jasper locations
USA occurrences:
California
     Mojave desert
     Wiley's Well
     Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County (orbicular jasper)
     Llagas Creek
     Lavic, San Bernardino County
Oregon
     Biggs
     Prineville
     Wasco County
     Ashwood (morrisonite)
Idaho                                                                        
     Bruneau River
Arizona
     Cave Creek
South Dakota
     Black Hills
     Lame Johnny Creek near Buffalo Gap
Minnesota
    Ely
Texas
     Alpine
     Marfa