Crystal System: Trigonal
Chakra: Base and Solar Plexus
Energy Vibration: 5
Beneficial For: Balancing Mineral Content of the Body, Dispelling Illusion, Electromagnetic and Environmental Pollution, Stress, and Versatility
Jasper is an aggregate of microgranular quartz and chalcedony as well as other mineral phases. It is an opaque variety of silica, occurring as red, yellow, brown, or green in color and rarely occurring as blue. It’s most common form occurs as red, due to the iron inclusion oxidizing as it reacts with oxygen. Used in a variety of purposes including vases, snuff boxes and seals.
Jasper’s name means spotted rock or speckled stone depending on which language you are using to trace its origins. We know from archaeological records from throughout the ancient world, from the Israelites to the Minoans in Crete of how the stone was used which was mostly ornamentation as well as carving jasper and setting it in signet rings for sealing contracts and matters of the state.
Mookaite is specific to Australia and contains within the properties of Jasper along with others. Mookaite is protective and strengthening and as acts as a companion for the bereaved or lonely. Meditating with mookaite takes the user to a calmer center and promotes a more peaceful wait through the storms of life as they wage. Mookaite can also assist contacting souls and spirits on the other planes and provides a deep calm when facing them. Mookaite promotes present circumstances with equanimity if change isn't possible. Mookaite presents as a flexible and pragmatic stone, pointing out all possibilities, and even helps in choosing the right one.