7.8" Polished Slab of Blue Mountain Jasper - Oregon

This is a top-quality, 7.8" wide slab of blue mountain picture jasper that was collected near McDermitt, Oregon. It bears a beautiful mixture of green, orange and pink-purple coloration. One face has been polished to a glossy-finish by one of the top polishers out there. It doesn't have any of the tool marks or scuffing that might be left by lesser quality polishers.

There is a repaired crack through the slab which has been reflected in the price. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Blue Mountain picture jasper is arguably one of the most astonishing varieties of jasper across the globe. This spectacular jasper is collected in southern Oregon in the Blue Mountains. You can recognize a specimen of Blue Mountain picture jasper by its dark, blue-black core often bordered by beige and green bands. However, its most noticeable feature is the inclusion of olive, tan and blue orbs that float throughout. This variety is a favorite of lapidarists and is often cut into cabochons for jewelry.
Chalcedony var. Jasper
Near McDermitt, Oregon
7.8 x 5.7", .25" thick