Coquina Jasper is from India, and is one of those jaspers that has been around a long time and has been known by several names.
It is also known as Elephant Skin Jasper, Cobra Jasper or Script Stone. But we like Coquina Jasper better and it is more accurate! Coquina is the Spanish word for cockleshells or shellfish.
Coquina Jasper is a consolidated sedimentary rock of biochemical origin, mainly composed of mineral calcite, often including some phosphate, in the form of seashells or coral. Coquina forms near the shore, where wave action is vigorous and sorts the sediments well.
Metaphysical Properties: Jasper is said to have a stabilizing effect, and help one take all one's energy and use it in a balanced manner. Though different Jaspers may have specific powers, generally all Jaspers are good for relaxation and restoring energy. It is also said to be a stone that helps in all areas of survival, and is a very protective stone.
OakRocks has been in the rock and mineral business for 30 years. We are a great source for Coquina Jasper and carry a variety of Coquina Jasper cabochons, and Coquina Jasper spheres and polished slabs, and Coquina Jasper rough and rough slabs.