Jaspis - translation to English
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Jaspis - translation to English

CHALCEDONY VARIETY COLORED BY IRON OXIDE
Jasper (mineral); Black Jasper; Youngite; Bruneau Jasper; Egyptian jasper; Lydian stone; Jaspis; Picture jasper
  • title= Finger Ring with a Representation of Ptah}}</ref> the [[Walters Art Museum]]
  • Male torso carved from red jasper, [[Bronze Age]], [[Harappa]], [[Indus Valley civilisation]], Pakistan
  • Earrings of polished "leopard-spot jasper" (actually a type of spherulitic [[rhyolite]])
  • Goat-headed basket carved from red jasper. Russian, late 19th century, [[Kremlin Armoury]]
  • Jewel-set vase carved from red-and-yellow jasper.Probable provenance: German, early 17th century, [[Waddesdon Bequest]], [[British Museum]]
  • Low-relief]] sphinx pendant, red jasper, pearl and enamel, French, circa 1870
  • [[Amulet]] of scarlet jasper, provenance unknown, [[Royal Pump Room, Harrogate]]

Jaspis         
n. jasper, precious stone which is usually red in color
jasper      
n. Jaspis (Edelstein)

Definition

Jasper
·noun An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, ·etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped / banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper.

Wikipedia

Jasper

Jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or cryptocrystalline chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron(III) inclusions. Jasper breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone. It can be highly polished and is used for items such as vases, seals, and snuff boxes. The specific gravity of jasper is typically 2.5 to 2.9. Jaspillite is a banded-iron-formation rock that often has distinctive bands of jasper.