jadeite

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English[edit]

Jadeite

Etymology[edit]

jade +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

jadeite ‎(countable and uncountable, plural jadeites)

  1. (mineralogy) A pyroxene mineral, a sodium aluminium silicate with the chemical formula Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6, found in metamorphic rocks.

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External links[edit]

  • jadeite Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • jadeite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016