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Beside the commoner minerals five to eight per cent of implements made of nephritoids (nephrite, jadeite, and chloromelanite).The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
It is a kind of nephrite or jade, a mineral which usually occurs in talcose or magnesian rocks.Roman Mosaics|Hugh Macmillan
Spleen′ishness, the state of being spleenish; Spleen′-stone, jade or nephrite; Spleen′wort, any fern of the genus Asplenium.
This celt is of a mottled green "marble resembling onyx" (probably serpentine or nephrite) 400 mm.
Objects made of nephrite and whale's bone are lacking in the Yakima Valley.