Mookite, also known as mookaite or radiolarite is a red and yellow jasper that is often combined with purple and cream colours. This fairly hard and fine-grained sedimentary rock is primarily made up of the skeletal remains of radiolarians, a group of marine species that makes up a large portion of the ocean floor due to their rapid species turnover.
As a healing stone it has strong grounding properties that help with self-esteem, fear and depression. It is good to use in negative situations, as it provides a shield over the user while working to neutralize the environment. It also helps one to be more social, encouraging new perceptions and improving communication.