Origin: Palomino Valley in Nevada, United States.
Description: Palomino Jasper is a type of semi-precious gemstone that is characterized by its unique color and patterns. It is a variety of Chalcedony, which is a mineral of the Quartz family. Palomino Jasper is also known as Palomino Valley Jasper, as it is found in the Palomino Valley in Nevada, United States.
The stone is named after its striking resemblance to the coat color of a palomino horse, which is a golden or tan color with a white mane and tail. Palomino Jasper usually has a beige or light tan base color with darker brown or black streaks and spots that resemble the horse's mane and tail.
Palomino Jasper is a popular stone for jewelry making, as it has a warm and earthy look that pairs well with many different styles. It is also believed to have metaphysical properties that can provide grounding, stability, and a sense of calm to the wearer.
In addition to its aesthetic and metaphysical properties, Palomino Jasper is also prized for its durability and hardness. It has a Mohs hardness rating of 7, which means that it is relatively scratch-resistant and can withstand everyday wear and tear.
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Grade: Lapidary Grade
Inclusions: almost no cracks, some pieces have a thin amount of rind. Overall almost all material is useable.
Cost per Gram: $0.15
Approximate Size of 1 pc: 12cm x 9cm x 7cm
Approximate Weight of 1 pc: 850g
Rough is rough. We do our best to grade and describe pieces in the lot, but ultimately, they all differ.