12.4" Polished "Desert Sunset" Banded Iron Section - Western Australia

 
This is a 12.4" wide, cut/polished section of "Desert Sunset" banded iron from Western Australia. It has been cut and polished to a mirror like finish on one side, while the rest of the specimen has been left rough.

The banded iron is comprised of alternating bands of black hematite, chert and yellow/red jasper. It comes from near Fields Find, a small abandoned gold mining center in the Midwest Region of Western Australia.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Jasper, Chert & Black Hematite
LOCATION
Fields Find, Midwest Region, Western Australia
SIZE
12.4 x 9.6", 4.5" thick
ITEM
#131165