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Jade

Scope note

Hard, fine-grained rock composed either of jadeite or nephrite and usually having a color ranging from dark green to green-white; it takes a high polish and has long been used for jewelry and ornamental objects.

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Term type

AAT
Material
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300011119

Broader Terms used

metamorphic rock

Narrower Terms used

Bi
Cong

Term used for

jadestone

Created

12yrs ago

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