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"GreensBall6mmNaturalhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h204317gsH204317GSBead, African "jade" (natural), light to medium, 6mm round, B grade, Mohs hardness 7. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image4.fmgstatic.com/images/p4317gsb.jpg10.8810.88As Low As $5.44 per strand