5.7" Polished Noreena Jasper Slab - Australia

This is a very colorful, 5.7" wide, slab of Noreena Jasper from the Hamersley Basin in Australia. It has been polished to a mirror-like finish on one side, and comes with an acrylic display stand.

Noreena jasper is a type of jasper named after the Noreena Hills in Western Australia where it is found. It is known for its unique, colorful patterns that can include shades of red, orange, yellow, and green.

Noreena jasper is a silicified pelite (mudstone) that occurs in the Jeerinah Formation. It was deposited during the Late Archean, an astounding 2.7 billion years ago! Due to its unique, colorful patterning, it is often used in jewelry and as a decorative stone.
FOR SALE
$75
DETAILS
SPECIES
Quartz var Jasper
LOCATION
Hamersley Basin, Pilbara region, Australia
FORMATION
Jeerinah Formation
SIZE
5.7 x 3.65", .3" thick
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#280188