Green jade

ETYMOLOGY: It comes from the word in spanish, piedra de ijada = stone against kidney pains.

CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Monoclinic.

PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Tertiary.

CLASS MINERAL: Inosilicates.

CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: NaAl [Si2O6] + Ca, Fe, Mg, Mn.

HARDNESS: 7 on the Mohs scale.

FIELDS: Myanmar, Tawmaw near Mogok in Burma, Longchuan area in the province of Yunnan in China, some parts of the mountains of Tibet and Kazakhstan, Japan, Cloverdale California USA, Sierra de las Minas in Guatemala and the United Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas in Mexico, Russia, Italy, the middle East.

 

MINERALOGY: Jade is originally a generic term that encompasses jadeite and nephrite, two very similar minerals in appearance and properties; Jadeite is mainly formed by metamorphism of basic rocks, pyroxene is a translucent color as in this case yellow, also it exists in green white and fibrous texture.


MYTHOLOGY: The etymology of the term "JADE" dates back to the time of the Spanish conquest of South America and Central and means "stone aijada" that was attributed ownership to cure diseases of the kidneys. French Damour could be demonstrated in 1863 that under this sturdy known for 7000 years stone hid two different minerals: jadeite and nephrite. In prehistoric times, jade was prized material for the manufacture of weapons and tools.


PROPERTIES: It is said that green jade promotes emotional release, especially irritability, jade encourages you to be who you really are, encourages self-realization, promotes the richness of ideas and dynamism, Green minerals have a harmonizing and neutralizing effect. Green releases the feelings, increase the speed and responsiveness and arouse interest and enthusiasm.

 

CHAKRAS: Heart.

ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus.

USES: Jewellery, decoration, meditation, lucky charms, tools, masks.

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