[ US /ˈnɛfɹaɪt/ ]
[ UK /nˈɛfɹa‍ɪt/ ]
  1. an amphibole mineral consisting of calcium magnesium silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade that is less valuable than from jadeite; once believed to cure kidney disorders
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How To Use nephrite In A Sentence

  • The mechanism of thermal transformation for nephrite cat's eye are discussed.
  • Jade Nephrite, the stone commonly known as jade, has been prized in China since the Neolithic era. The China Factor
  • Of the two kinds of jade, jadeite and nephrite, the former is harder than the latter and cannot be scratched with a penknife blade.
  • Those made under Perkhin tend to be in the rococo Louis XV style and often have bodies of hardstones such as nephrite or bowenite.
  • It is a kind of nephrite or jade, a mineral which usually occurs in talcose or magnesian rocks. Roman Mosaics Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood
  • The example in Plate VIII is activated by pressing the cabochon garnet surmounting the rock crystal dome, under which a nephrite frog climbs a silver-gilt ladder.
  • Until recently few people considered Wyoming to have potential for gemstones other than nephrite jade.
  • Reflecting his dominant emphasis on design rather than gemstones for visual impact, Tiffany chose beads of nephrite for the grapes.
  • Nephrite and jadeite, the former in colours of white, yellow, russet and green were used in the making of unique little bottles.
  • Hewn from jade, nephrite, marble, and hardstone, the oddly shaped blades lack an obvious prototype in any functional tool or weapon.
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