6.4" Polished Snakeskin Jasper Slab - Western Australia

This is a vibrantly colored slab of snakeskin jasper from Western Australia. It has been cut and on one side and polished to a glossy-finish, revealing some very interesting banded patterns. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Snakeskin jasper forms as seams of jaspilite in a banded iron formation called the "Weeli Wooli Formation", which is about 2.5 billion years old.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Chalcedony var. Jasper
LOCATION
Turee Creek Cattle Station, Pilbara Region, Western Australia
FORMATION
Weeli Wooli Formation
SIZE
6.4 x 5.1", .4" thick
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#221523