Green Jasper

Green JasperJasper is a member of the chalcedony family, part of the quartz group. It is found in a wide variety of shades of red, yellow, green, and brown. Mixtures of two or more colors are also sometimes seen.

Jasper has a hardness of 6 1/2 - 7 on the Mohs' scale, and a specific gravity of 2.58 - 2.91.

Metaphysical properties of jasper: 
Jasper's energies are subtle, and work slowly over time. This quality insures that you will not be over stimulated by jasper. Because of this, it is suggested that jasper be worn or carried for long periods of time. Many people carry or wear jasper all the time.
All colors of jasper are said to unify and balance all aspects of your life. Its subtle energies can help restore a continuity of spirit and body that can improve both work and play.

Jasper is said to aid quickness of thought, allowing your mind to function with less distractions and aiding clearness of thought. It is also said to help dispel negative energies and reduce stress. These qualities make jasper an excellent choice for executives and others in the business world.

The different colors of jasper also are said to have specific qualities of their own:
Green Jasper is said to help balance the factors in your life. Its subtle energies allow you to stop concentrating on one aspect of life at the expense of the others. It can serve to remind you that the whole is a result of all of the parts.
Green jasper is especially beneficial to the heart and upper torso, the digestive tract, and the cleansing organs. Its energies work slowly, over time to help restore harmony to these areas.