A type of quartz, color varies from light to dark green that is intertwined with mauve, maroon and brown in this semi-opaque stone. African "jade" blends colors in a variety of swirled, banded, veined, spotted and "crackled" patterns. Lighter areas of this gemstone material can show greater translucency than darker areas.
Beads>Grade B>African "Jade"BeadsGrade BAfrican "Jade"GreensBall8mmNaturalhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h203464gsH203464GSBead, African "jade" (natural), light to medium, 8mm round, B grade, Mohs hardness 7. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image4.fmgstatic.com/images/p3464gsb.jpg13.3813.38As Low As $6.86 per strand