Desert Sunset



    Desert Sunset


   Desert Sunset Jasper for here


Desert Sunset is a banded iron formation that is comprised of alternating layers of red and yellow jasper and chert with narrow bands of black hematite.

Banded iron formations occur in numerous locations throughout Western Australia displaying a wide range of colours.

This particular variety comes from near Fields Find, a small abandoned gold mining centre in the Midwest region of Western Australia.



Desert-sunset-rough.jpg (198386 bytes)  Desert-sunset-close-up.jpg (112589 bytes)  Desert-sunset-close-up2.jpg (110633 bytes)  Desert-sunset-close-up3.jpg (95667 bytes)  Desert-sunset-close-up4.jpg (114033 bytes)  Desert-sunset-polished.jpg (72856 bytes)




desert-sunset.jpg (269531 bytes)