Red Jasper Meaning & Properties

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Properties of Red Jasper

Red Jasper is a granular microcrystalline quartz with dull luster usually colored red by included hematite. The Jasper meaning is that of protection, endurance and physical strength. Therefore, if you feel out of balance, Red Jasper helps to keep you grounded, as it responds to “ iron ”, the element that is in within hemoglobin which is the iron-containing protein responsible for the "red" color of blood and the base or root chakra. 

Mineral Group

Tectosilicates 

Cleavage

None

Chemical Composition 

SiO₂

Fracture 

Conchoidal, Sub-conchoidal

Luster

Waxy, dull

Diaphaneity

Translucent

Color

Red

Streak

White

Mohs Hardness

6.5 - 7

Specific Gravity

2.6

Diagnostic Properties

Color, banding, luster

Crystal System

Hexagonal

Uses

Gemstones

Chakras

Throat Chakra

Zodiac

Gemini

Numerical Vibration

9

Metaphysical Uses 

All crystals contain energy that can be used to amplify your own intentions and manifestations through meditation and daily wear.

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