Today in our collection of precious and ornamental stones, another interesting mineral. It's jade.. Translated from the Greek, the name of this mineral means kidney stone (nephros-kidney). The color of the stone can be very diverse, from almost white to black. Can be almost all shades of green: yellowish, herbaceous, emerald, marsh. There are both blue and red stones. But they are rare and very valuable.
The color of jade depends on the content of iron and impurities of chromium and manganese.
The color palette can be either plain or uneven (striped, spotty, " cloud»). Moreover, the stones with a solid color are valued much higher than with uneven