Ocean Jasper Spherulites

A large chunk of pale yellow inter-connected jasper orbs.

Rock: Known as ‘Ocean Jasper’, a spherulitic (orbicular) rock discovered only in one remote area of Madagascar. Ocean Jasper is found in a wide variety of colors and forms, most commonly yellow and reddish-pink chalcedony (cryptocrystalline quartz) and an as-yet unidentified green mineral often showing radial crystal formations.
– Field of View: 12 cm (appr.)
– Found: Madagascar (Mahajanga)
Photo: Leo Jahaan