Origin: Owyhee Canyon, Oregon, USA
Description: This is a rare variety of Owyhee Jasper. The stone takes an excellent polish.
Owyhee Jasper is a type of semi-precious gemstone that is found in the Owyhee Mountains region of eastern Oregon in the United States. It is known for its distinctive green, brown, and sometimes reddish colors, as well as its interesting patterns and swirls.
The jasper is formed from volcanic ash and other minerals that have been compressed and heated over time. The unique coloration of Owyhee Jasper is believed to be caused by the presence of iron and other minerals.
Owyhee Jasper is popular among collectors and jewelry makers due to its unique appearance and relative rarity. It is often used to create pendants, earrings, and other jewelry pieces, as well as decorative objects like bookends and paperweights.
In addition to its aesthetic appeal, Owyhee Jasper is also believed to have metaphysical properties that can promote feelings of tranquility, grounding, and stability. Some people also believe that it can help to stimulate creativity and encourage a sense of adventure and exploration.
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Grade: Lapidary Grade
Inclusions: None worth mentioning
Cost per Gram: $0.20
Approximate size of 1 pc: 18cm x 10cm x 8cm
Approximate weight of 1 pc: 500-1000g
Rough is rough. We do our best to grade and describe pieces in the lot, but ultimately, they all differ.