Red Jasper is regarded as a gemstone that gives a sense of well-being, intensifying that feeling. Red jasper has been used as a stone of protection for thousands of years. It is believed this jasper has an ability to create and help balance aggressive, dynamic energy. It is a 6.5-7 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. With that rating it is a fairly hard stone.
Red Jasper is an opaque, microcrystalline variety of Quartz with large, grainy crystals rather than the fibrous layers of Chalcedony or Agate. It occurs in nodules or as fillings in fissures and may be found worldwide. Its vibrant red to terracotta red-brown is due to its high iron content and may contain other minerals or impurities that create rich patterns.
Beautiful stone for any mineral collection, energy healing, etc. Please note that the size, shape, and coloration of stones may vary from picture. Most average about .5-.75".
Every rock and mineral are known to have multiple properties, attributes, and uses. There is a plethora of information available both online and in books.