Jade Gemstone

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Jade Gemstone

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It's name came from the Spanish phrase, "Piedra de Ijada", meaning "Stone of the Hip".

Noodletools(:-"The Mineral Jadeite." Minerals.net. Hershel Friedman and Mineral.net, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2013. . -American Gem Trade Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2013. .-Gem Select. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2013. . -Gemology Online. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2013. . -eHow. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2013. . -Live Science. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Oct. 2013. .

Used for weapon making and cult instruments, grave furnishings for high-ranking royals. Also known as symbolic gemstone and was used for ornaments and religious artifacts.

Crystal Shape: Monoclinic Hardness: 6.5-7 Streak: whiteCleavage: prisimatic at cleavage angles of 87 and 93 degrees Density: 3.34 Luster: Waxy, greasy, pearly --polished material looks glassy

Jade/ Jadeite

Formed through subduction process by the pressure and heat that also forms volcanoes. The lower plate carries the chemicals necessary for the creation of the two types of jade: nephrite and jadeite.

Chemical Formula:NaAlSi2O6

Used for healing (especially kidney disease), was put directly to the skin for treatment. Also known as bridge between life and death.

Found mainly in Upper Burma, Canada, Russia, Guatamlala, Japan, U.S (California & Wyoming), and Kazakhstan

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