Ocean Jasper is an unusual Jasper variety found only in Madagascar. Like other Jaspers, it is a member of the Quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral with a hardness of 6.5 to 7. Its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal).
Ocean Jasper’s colors vary widely, including vivid shades of white, green, pink, red and black. Its patterns are wild and indescribable, with banding, polka dots, wavy lines with scalloped edges and multicolored florets. The cavities in Ocean Jasper are often filled with sparkling druzy Quartz. ROBERT SIMMONS Ocean Jasper is a stone of joy and high spirits. It opens one’s awareness to the benevolent aspects of life and lifts one’s mood through its positive vibrations. When one is under its influence, it is difficult to takes one’s problems and dissatisfactions as seriously as one normally does. Ocean Jasper helps lift the veil of negativity which many people unconsciously wear over their eyes, and when this veil is lifted, it is much easier to see and appreciate the many blessings of life. Ocean Jasper stimulates the solar-plexus, heart and throat chakras with its beneficial vibrations, conveying the urge to feel, speak and act more positively. It supports the expression of love in one’s words and deeds, and it helps one to realize what and whom one truly loves. It banishes complacency and the habit of taking one’s loved ones, health, prosperity or security for granted. It brings one’s consciousness to the present moment, relieving worry about the future or bitterness about the past. It allows for the release of stress and escapism, helping one understanding the value of the here and now. Ocean Jasper is helpful to those who suffer from depression. Its capacity to gently focus one’s awareness on the positive, wholesome aspects of life can be a great boon to those who are lost in a cloud of darkness. It can help individuals give up self-destructive addictive behaviors by making them conscious of what they are doing and opening their eyes to a better reality. It is beneficial to wear or carry Ocean Jasper in social situations, the workplace, or anywhere that one will be among groups of people. Its positive vibrations are amplified and spread through one’s energy field to everyone nearby. Carrying Ocean Jasper into a committee meeting can help create a cooperative atmosphere. Bringing it to a party can relax oneself and others, making for a good time all around.
Simmons, Robert; Ahsian, Naisha. The Book of Stones, Revised Edition: Who They Are and What They Teach (several pages). North Atlantic Books. Kindle Edition.