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Crocodile Jasper

Crocodile Jasper

Crocodile Jasper is a variety of Chalcedony. 

Chalcedony is a catch all term that includes many well known varieties of cryptocrystalline quartz gemstones. They are found in all 50 States, in many colors and color combinations, and in sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks. Chalcedony includes carnelian, sard, plasma, prase, bloodstone, onyx, sardonyx, chrysoprase, thundereggs, agate, flint, chert, jasper, petrified wood, and petrified dinosaur bone just to name a few of the better known varieties.  (Credit: U.S. Geological Survey)


Crocodile Jasper is green with black spots and looks like the skin of a crocodile.



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