HARDNESS: 6.5 - 7
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: Sodium Aluminum Silicate sometimes with some Calcium and Iron.

Scientific Properties 

Jade has two types, Jadite and Nephrite.

Jadite is a sodium aluminum silicate of the Monoclinic crystal system, with a hardness of 6.5 - 7.

Nephrite is a calcium magnesium silicate of the Monoclinic crystal system, with a hardness of 6.5 - 7.

The difference between the two is the type of mineral, sodium aluminum, and calcium magnesium, to which its what determines the texture of appearance and base mineral property. Both are spiritual stones and have been noted throughout the ages and around the old and new world to be a great stone of various uses and benefits.

Basically, both has the same energetic abilities and the choice of preference of which stone lies within the person who chooses it to have an affinity to it. 

Neprite is a more grainy, sugary jade with a creamy appearance and a soapy texture. It has a glassy to greasy luster but at times may also present as dull. It is the least expensive of the two.

Jadeite is slightly harder than Nephrite, but not as tough. 

The most famous Jadite is semi-transparent, emerald-green jadeite known as “Imperial Jade”. 

Jadite can be leafy green, blue-green, emerald green, lavender, greenish-black, deep emerald green, or black. The main source of Jadite is Burma, however, it is also found in Guatemala, Russia, California, and Japan.

Nephrite generally occurs in three colors - white, deep green and creamy brown. It is found today in British Columbia, California, Wyoming, Alaska, New Zealand, China, Russia, Taiwan, Poland and India.

Metaphysical Properties 

Jade is known for its healing and prosperity qualities. It has been cited to heal many ailments in China and is believed to strengthen during ones life time. It has been found in many tombs and oral documents and translations have said it was to protect one even after leaving this existence. 

It's energy is connected to the heart and offers a sense of wellbeing and balance, assisting both the emotional and physical state of being. To wear or sleep with Jade offers great aid to a peace of mind, body and soul. 
Green Jade is connected to Nature and provides great Earth energy to it's owner. It promotes the flow of money, fertility, and abundance into one's life. It is noted as a classic abundant crystal in every area of life. 

Product information 

This listing is for one Jade (Jadite) stone.


Natural gemstone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have tiny flaw and variation of colors. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece its own unique gemstone which will vary in color and size.

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Green Jade (Jadite)