8.1" Polished Snakeskin Jasper Slab - Western Australia

This is a vibrantly colored slab of Snakeskin Jasper from Western Australia. It's been cut and on one side, polished to a mirror like finish, revealing some very interesting banded patterns. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

It formed as seams of jaspilite in a banded iron formation called the "Weeli Wooli Formation" which is about 2.5 billion years old.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Quartz var. Jasper
LOCATION
Turee Creek Cattle Station, Pilbara Region, Western Australia
FORMATION
Weeli Wooli Formation
SIZE
8.1" long, 6.3" wide, .33" thick
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#95447