Picture Jasper is an opaque stone of the microcrystalline quartz variety. What sets this stone apart is its graphic banding - also known as veining - which is created by silicate or petrified mud. Jasper can be found on every continent, and is most plentiful in North America, Europe and Australia. This specimen is from Hungary.
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65x65x65xmm, 510g approx