Red Chert

Title

Alternative Title

Jasper

Identifier

FR-3

Description

Red jasper matrix with interescting veins of while quartz. Prominent physcial weathering, brittle areas fall apart to the touch. Several prominent fractures run through the rock, contributing to the weakened structure. Most fresh surfaces are reddish brown while weathered surfaces are brown to orange. (FOV: 0.64mm)

Date

Not given

Temporal Coverage

Accrual Method

Purchased from Western Minerals, Inc.

Number of Thin Sections

1