London, South Kensington
28 October 2004
A rare sea jasper sphere,
Madagascar, with striking pink and yellow colouring -- 23cm. (9in.) dia., 16kg approx.
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Madagascar is the sole source for sea jasper, which is mined from a beach environment. The name jasper is derived from the Greek, meaning "spotted stone".
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