Indian Blanket Jasper comes from Enterprise, Utah. This beautiful jasper should not be confused with Indian Blanket Stone which a completely different material altogether.
Indian Blanket Jasper varies considerably and may be made up of chert, jasper, agate or opalite.
Most of this material is not high enough quality to be used for lapidary purposes and is mostly used for landscaping rock.
There is a very small percentage of this beautiful jasper that is lapidary grade, some of which is absolutely fabulous.
Rumors abound that this material is now extinct and is no longer available however there may still some of this beautiful material being extracted at this time.
whether it is still being mined or not, high quality slabs of this beautiful jasper is difficult to obtain and may be priced accordingly.
There have been recent reports that a large amount of this material has been sent to China to be cut.
The high quality Indian Blanket Jasper and opalite takes an excellent polish.