Tag Archives: rhyolite

About Stones: Rainforest Jasper


Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Chakra: Heart, Solar Plexus
Lore: Rainforest jasper is the “Stone of Resolution,” helping clear issues of the past and bring the unresolved to completeness. It eliminates distractions and dispells procrastination. It enhances ability in the fields of architecture and construction. Rainforest jasper supports listening as well as all forms of communication. It is calming to animals.
Geology: Rainforest jasper is a spherulitic rhyolite exhibiting shades of green with tan, yellow or blueish “eyes.” Rhyolite is a microgranular form of granite that has cooled quickly.
Locality: Australia

About Stones: Elephant Jasper


Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Chakra: Root
Lore: Elephant Jasper, a form of rhyolite, represents change, variety and progress. It helps us to enjoy our vast potential, lighting the fire of creativity within the soul. It is an excellent stone for meditation. Elephant jasper advances the search for the highest truth and encourages focus on each moment of time as it exists now. 
Geology: Rhyolite is an igneous rock, usually fine-grained and often very colorful and boldly patterned. Rich in quartz and alkaline feldspar, rhyolite has the same general composition as granite. This brown variety of rhyolite called Elephant Jasper contains fossilized matter.
Localities: India