Mookaite Jasper Decorator Rock Stone Sphere
This colorful Mookaite Jasper sphere is 2.3 inches or 58 mm in diameter.
As is common with this semiprecious stone material, it does have some natural surface vugs and pits.
Mookaite Jasper (sometimes spelled Mookite) is a colorful Jasper from Western Australia.
This Jasper is a warm, earthy flood of reds, yellows and browns. It is formed as a sediment in erosion zones and as a filler in cracks.
Mookaite is named for where is was first found in outcrops, principally on Mooka Station (a sheep farm of around 700,000 acres), on the west side of the Kennedy Range in Western Australia.
In Australia, Mookaite was and still is considered to be a healing stone that bestows strength. It is said to shield the wearer from difficult situations and to connect us to loved ones who have passed away. This gemstone is believed to bring us into the "here and now," aiding with problem assessment and decision making.