Banded Jasper: SiO2
Red Malachite is actually a type of Banded Jasper that closely resembles the banded patterns found in natural Green Malachite.
It is Not Malachite.
Red is often considered a colour of energy and courage, giving this stone an air of fiery encouragement.
Banded jaspers are also well-known as grounding stones that help to centre the individual wearer.
This Jasper is also used to calm and soothe while encouraging inward reflection.
Banded jaspers are associated with the Root Chakra and have a deep connection to nature.