Net jasper

ETYMOLOGY: The word Jasper comes from the greek term iaspis meaning "spotted stone".

CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Trigonal.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Secundary.

CLASS MINERAL: Oxides, quartz group.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS:  SiO2 + Fe, O, OH, Si.

HARDNESS: 6,5 - 7 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: Brazil, USA, Egypt, India.

 

MINERALOGY: Jasper is a microcrystalline quartz, small granular structures, always it contains foreign matter, sometimes in a proportion of 20%, so the variety of jasper, secondarily form penetrating the original solution of silicic acid in argillaceous rocks or sandstones or mixed with plenty of suspended particles, the solidified silicic acid and transformed into quartz sandstone small particles are trapped in jasper, hence its color, drawings and shine.


TO KNOW MORE
Jasper is a mineral that can form almost anywhere, as there are a variety of jasper, these can be classified into three basic colors:

YELLOW JASPER: SiO2 + Fe, O, OH Amarillo, sand color, brown.
GREEN JASPER: SiO2 + Fe, Si green light to dark.
RED JASPER: SiO2 + Fe, or red to red-brown tile.


MYTHOLOGY: In the Middle Ages was considerba stone winners, who encrusted on their swords, as was the case sigifrido wearing a jasper on the hilt of Balmung. The American Indians used the Jaspe ceremonies to attract rain and for divination. An ancient Egyptian king, Nechepsus, used to strengthen your digestive tract.


PROPERTIESIt is said that the jasper net helps to see the different paths that life has to offer us, gives constant and proportionate strength, helps to get rid of other people's ideals.

 
 

CHAKRAS: Crown, sacrum.

 

ZODIAC SIGN: Cancer.

USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery, decoration.

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