Red Jasper is a naturally occurring gemstone that has a trigonal crystal structure, red jasper being a form of quartz. Quartz is the common name for the crystal form of silicon dioxide whose chemical formula is SiO2.
Jasper is a relatively common gemstone that can be found all over the world. It occurs in a wide range of colours including red jasper, yellow jasper, green jasper, brecciated jasper and many others.
Red Jasper is sometimes associated with
- the astrological sign of Taurus
- rectifying unjust circumstances
- remembering dreams
- the number 6
See also the main IvyRose Holistic section about Crystals & Gemstones.