jadeite


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a hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form

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Plaque showing a seated king and palace attendant, 600-800 AD, Maya, Mexico, Teotihuacan, jadeite, 14x 14cm.
The conference was preceded by a short-course on the geology of gem deposits and was followed by a jadeite identification and valuation workshop, both of which were filled to capacity.
This Chinese carved jadeite antique buckle in the form of a stylised dragon was bought at auction in London in the 1960s and had been on display in a cabinet in a Wirral home ever since.
Standards included diopside (Ca, Mg), fluorite (F), jadeite (Na, Al), leucite (K), magnetite (Fe), quartz (Si), RbCl (Rb), rhodonite (Mn), rutile (Ti), spinel (Cr) and tugtupite (Cl).
The growth of Ab porphyroblasts could result from destabilisation of jadeite through reactions such as Jd + Qz = Ab, or paragonite, present in some rocks of ChMC (Willner et al.
Lot 120: An Emerald Green Jadeite 18k Gold Diamond Pendant (High Estimate: $2,500)
Lead researcher Shin Ozawa, of Japan's University of Tohoku, and his team discovered a mineral called jadeite in glass-like veins inside the samples of the Russia meteor which could only be produced under massive pressure and heat, like an impact with another asteroid.
One of the most famous works of art at the museum is the Jadeite Cabbage -- a piece of Jadeite carved into the shape of a Chinese cabbage head, with a locust and a katydid camouflaged in the leaves.
The common practice is to name the image after the material from which it is made, such as the Emerald Buddha, although this is but a euphemism for green jadeite.
In November 2012, the Administration issued a general license to authorize the importation of Burmese-origin goods into the United States, with the exception of jadeite and rubies mined or extracted from Burma, for the first time in almost a decade.
During the Neolithic period the Morbihan was one of the destinations of jadeite axes produced in the southern foothills of the Alps (Petrequin et al.
In addition, the JADE Act's ban on the import of jadeite and rubies from Burma and articles of jewelry containing jadeite and rubies from Burma is to remain in place until certain conditions have been met, including the release of all political prisoners.
Among them are a century-old jadeite carved into the shape of a cabbage and the meat-shaped stone, two of the National Palace Museum's "Three Treasures.
Sotheby's has announced that it will offer a 'Magnificent Oval Diamond of Supreme Importance' in its Hong Kong auction of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite on 7 October 2013.
Sotheby's announced that it will offer "a magnificent oval diamond of supreme importance" in its Hong Kong auction of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite on October 7, which is expected to fetch US$ 28-35 mln, more than the 101.