jadeite

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Jadeite

Etymology[edit]

jade +‎ -ite

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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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Further reading[edit]

  • Jadeite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • jadeite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016