nephrite


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an amphibole mineral consisting of calcium magnesium silicate in monoclinic crystalline form

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This fashion for Guanxiu's Luohan also coincided with an increased supply of nephrite jade from Khotan and Yarkand available to both imperial and commercial carving workshops.
A son of Pivotal and a halfbrother to Group 1-winning sprinter Cape Of Good Hope, Nephrite has raced only on easy ground so far, winning a 6f maiden at the Curragh before beating Born To Sea in the Group 3 JRA Killavallan Stakes over 7f at Leopardstown in October.
On pedigree there has to be a major doubt about Nephrite staying a mile and whatever he does this afternoon I could see him contesting races such as the July Cup in the summer.
There are labels for nephrite without it being identified as a jade, and rock crystal without it being identified as quartz.
On a day where Aidan O'Brien appears to hold a strong hand, the unbeaten Nephrite looks the pick in the Loughbrown Stakes.
Chinese jade; first came nephrite, then jadeite, and then all the other minerals followed.
This was another severe blow for odds-on punters, stung by the defeat of O'Brien's Nephrite at the Curragh last month.
Nephrite 3.50 Curragh SP forecast 4-9 Unbeaten colt who won easily on soft ground here on his debut and then burst the Born To Sea bubble with something to spare in a Leopardstown Group 3.
The earlier all-the-way win of stable second-string Requisition in the Anne Brewster Memorial Loughbrown Stakes generated plenty of controversy as odds-on stable-companion Nephrite, apparently given too much to do by Joseph O'Brien, finished a disappointing third.
Stablemate Nephrite, as short as 8-1 for the Qipco 2,000 Guineas, reappears in the Listed Anne Brewster Memorial Loughbrown Stakes.
The exciting NEPHRITE, unbeaten in two juvenile starts, will also be expected to start his season successfully, for Aidan, above, and Joseph O'Brien, in the listed Anne Brewster Memorial Loughbrown Stakes over seven furlongs.
The unbeaten Nephrite, who defeated Born To Sea in the Group 3 Killavullan Stakes at Leopardstown last October, is one of five Ballydoyle possibles among 13 entered in the Listed Anne Brewster Memorial Loughbrown Stakes.
NEPHRITE, too, will surely stake his claim for a place in the field after his defeat of Born To Sea at Leopardstown in October.
Coral's 2,000 Guineas betting: 9-4 Camelot, 9-2 Most Improved, 6 Top Offer, 8 Nephrite, 10 Power, 12 bar.