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fruity jasper, real or fake

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Recently I've seen a stone composed of a bright patchwork of colors on eBay called "fruity jasper" but can't find fruity jasper anywhere else online. Is this a manmade-in-China stone or naturally occurring form of jasper.

asked Sep 25, 2014 by Janie (140 points)

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That definitely sounds like a made-up marketing name, and I never heard that expression for Jasper before. The made-made or dyed material can usually be visually identified, so please feel free to post some pictures so I can take a look.

answered Sep 28, 2014 by hershel (45,560 points)

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