Cherry Creek Jasper is a colorful jasper found in Mainland China. It is also known as Red Creek Jasper or Picasso Jasper. It comes from the Cherry Creek Mine and there is a nearby creek named Red Creek. However Picasso Jasper is too confusing with the Picasso Marble from Utah, so we don't use it.
Jasper is a member of the Chalcedony family. Chalcedony (kal SED' nee) is any form of microcrystalline quartz, where the crystals are too small to be seen without high magnification. Jasper usually refers to an opaque stone, with a solid color or an irregular display of colors caused by various mineral impurities. The named is derived from the Greek word that means “spotted stone”. Most Jaspers get their name from either their location or their appearance.
Metaphysical Properties: Cherry Creek Jasper is said to bring about balance and relaxation.
OakRocks has been in the rock and mineral business for 30 years. We are a great source for Cherry Creek Jasper and carry a variety of Cherry Creek Jasper cabochons, and Cherry Creek Jasper spheres, eggs and carvings, and Cherry Creek Jasper rough and slabs.