Mookaite Jasper Cabochon
Mookaite Jasper from Australia shaped and polished into a cabochon. Stone cabochons are gemstones which have been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. The resulting form is usually a convex (rounded) front with a flat reverse. Stone cabochons are utilized by jewelry artists and designers to create unique wearable art. This Mookaite Jasper Cabochon will give your stone jewelry designs a unique, high-quality appearance making it a one-of-a-kind treasure!
Mookaite Jasper is found in Western Australia in the Kennedy Ranges near Mooka Creek for which the stone is named. In the traditional aboriginal language, the word mooka means ‘running waters.
Jasper is an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron(III) inclusions.
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