jadeite

[ UK /d‍ʒˈe‍ɪda‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒeɪˌdaɪt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade; found principally in Burma
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How To Use jadeite In A Sentence

  • It is a particularly fine specimen, beautifully shaped and polished, which shows off with considerable sophistication the tonalities and gradations of the fine hard 'jadeite' stone from which it is manufactured. Export bar placed on rare and beautiful Neolithic 'Jadeite' axe-head with Dorset connection
  • That's when he saw it, lying in the bilges - Lillian's jadeite hair clip, a gift from her brother. AMAGANSETT
  • This jadeite is multicolored white, green, and rare lavender.
  • Of the two kinds of jade, jadeite and nephrite, the former is harder than the latter and cannot be scratched with a penknife blade.
  • It contained within its chamber a hoard of 101 axes of fibrolite and jadeite, 50 pebbles of a kind of turquoise known as _callaïs_, pieces of pottery, flints, and a peculiarly fine celt of jadeite together with a flat ring-shaped club-head of the same stone. Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders
  • If you like the bluish-green shade of "jadeite," chances are you need a great deal of security. Apartment Therapy Main
  • Nephrite and jadeite, the former in colours of white, yellow, russet and green were used in the making of unique little bottles.
  • The raw materials of these tools were pottery, porcelain, copper, iron, lacquer, wood, bamboo, stone, jade, jadeite, agate and coral.
  • The question could well be asked why jadeite lost its symbolic role during the Bronze Age.
  • Nephrite and jadeite, the former in colours of white, yellow, russet and green were used in the making of unique little bottles.
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