Lapidary Gemstones and Crystals – Create With Rare Beauty
Mookaite jasper is a beautiful earthy jasper from the Kennedy Range of Australia along the Mooka Creek. Mooka is an aboriginal term that means “running water”, referring to the numerous springs in the area. Jasper refers to micro-crystalline quartz and can form in numerous ways. Mookite jasper is chert, which forms from the ancient shells of micro-organisms called radiolarians that lived in an ocean that had covered the area. Some call mookaite opaline, or a common opal (common opal means that it does not have fire, or pins of light).
Mookaite jasper is an earth stone that associates with the solar plexus chakra and is used to increase self-confidence and realize one’s potential.