CROCODILE JASPER (Kambaba Jasper)
Kambaba Jasper is not a Jasper at all and is more appropriately called Kambaba Stone. This crystal contains Amphibole, Cristobalite, Feldspar, Quartz, Sanidine, Albite, Uralite, Leucoxene, and Rutile/Hematite. There are some really cool crystals in this stone.
Kambaba Jasper is, like other jaspers, a form of chalcedony. Jasper comes in a variety of colours and patterns and this particular jasper is found in Africa and is relatively new to the gem market.
Physical properties of Crocodile Jasper:
Stone Type/Family: Silicates
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chemical Composition: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide with various inclusions/impurities
Jasper is a member of chalcedony family.
Color: Multi-colored, Solid. Yellow, Orange, Brown, Green
Hardness: 6.5 - 7.0
Source of Crocodile Jasper: Africa, Madagascar
Astrological Sign: Libra and Pisces
Metaphysical guide of Crocodile Jasper:
Crocodile Jasper (also known as Kambaba Jasper) is an exotic looking jasper from Africa. It is said to mystically soothe the nerves and state of mind. As with other jaspers, traditional lore says that it is good for grounding and protection. It is purported to be beneficial for plant growth and health, particularly in arid environmentsor where the soil is poor. Crystal healing lore says that Kambaba Jasper helps dietary stabilization, assimilation of vitamins and minerals, and cleansing the body of toxins.
Kambaba Stone brings growth not only to the growing things on this planet but also to all areas of our own pathway. It is helpful for most or all of the creative pathways and also good for inventing what's needed. There is a connection to Ur and Sumeria. It is a prosperity and abundance crystal. It makes our core strong--endurance and stamina are enhanced as are our powers of observation and our patience. It's a good crystal for detectives.
It is a good crystal to use to connect to our ancestors. Kambaba Stone is also useful for anxiety.
Kambala Jasper calms the emotions whilst providing insight into difficult situations. This gem is often referred to as the “Supreme Nurturer” as it provides support through life’s stressful events and is an excellent stone to wear to help alleviate worry. It is grounding and absorbs negative energy protecting the wearer from psychic attack. Shamans wear Jasper as it is believed that it holds the protection of solar energy and is used during the ritual of journeying. It cleanses the aura and aligns the chakras. It can also be worn to protect from electromagnetic radiation and environmental pollution. It promotes balanced emotions and good health yet it works at a steady pace and worn regularly the benefits this stone provides eventually become permanent. It is excellent for those who have obsessions by helping to bring balance to the emotions whilst also promoting rational thinking. It teaches the wearer to have empathy with the feelings of others. This gem helps an individual to be honest with themselves providing the courage to deal with situations and turn their thoughts in to actions. The energy of this stone works at the base chakra awakening the Kundalini (the spiritual life force at the base of the spine) as it does so it clears and strengthens each chakra in turn.It also works on stimulating creativity whilst encouraging self discipline to complete endeavours or projects which have lost their original excitement. In a healing capacity it aids the circulation and digestion and detoxifies the blood.