Geology / History

Ocean Jasper is also known as orbicular Jasper. It’s a variety of Jasper which contains variably-coloured orbs, spherical inclusions or zones. The trade name Ocean Jasper is used for a variety found along the intertidal shores of northeast Madagascar.

In highly silicified Rhyolite or tuff, Quartz & Feldspar crystallize in radial aggregates of needle-like crystals which provide the basis or seed for the orbicular structure seen in this kind of Jasper. The material is quite attractive when polished & is used as an ornamental stone or gemstone. A rare form of Jasper both fossil & crystal.

Metaphysical Properties

Known as the supreme nurturer & all round healer. Alleviates stress bringing peace & tranquillity with a harmonious disposition. A stone of renewal & strength it guides us to shed old energies to create space for the new to bloom. Deeply connected to Atlantis it holds ancient knowledge & wisdom within. Excellent for healers & counsellors it shows us how to connect to inner truth. 

Ocean Jasper focuses & intensifies healing intention, bringing innate abilities to fruition. Helps you to love yourself & others with compassion through understanding. Gives you determination & encourages honesty to yourself. An excellent manifestation tool that provides focus & positivity.

Aids quick thinking & transforms ideas into action. Releases unresolved emotional issues alleviating mental stress. Connects you to all your lives & supports severing karmic bonds or ties. Teaches us how to walk our individual paths with courage & conviction.

Crystal Healing

Detoxifying, Supports circulation, digestive, sexual organs. Balances mineral content of the body. Reduces PMS, Inflammation & skin disorders.

Mineralogy

Group: Quartz -Silicates-Tectosilicate

Crystal System: Hexagonal,Trigonal

Composition: SiO2

Form/Habit: Cryptocrystalline

Hardness: 6.5-7

Cleavage: None

Fracture: Conchoidal

Lustre: Vitreous

Streak: White

Specific Gravity: 2.7

Transparency: Opaque

R.I: 1.540

Colour: All, mostly spotted & striped

Birefringence: None

Pleochroism: Absent

Fluorescense: None