Green jasper, also known as “rain bringer”, is a light to a dark green colored gemstone. It has a trigonal crystal system and belongs to the mineral class of oxide; quartz group. The presence of Iron Silicate compounds such as chlorite gives the crystal its green color.
Jasper is considered opaque microcrystalline quartz or chalcedony. It can have different colors with respect to its inclusions, they can encompass 20% of different minerals. Sometimes it is created together with agate, opal or some fossilized material. Dalmatian jasper is a type of white jasper that has black spherical inclusions. Jasper’s name originates from the … Read more