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The principal jades belong, however, to one or the other of two species, jadeite and nephrite.
Objects made of nephrite and whale's bone are lacking in the Yakima Valley.The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley|Harlan Ingersoll Smith
Jade of the jadeite variety, which is harder than nephrite and more highly valued, is rare.
Jadeite is a sodium aluminum silicate and nephrite, a calcium magnesium silicate.
Nephrite is said to have been discovered in 1891 in the Nan-shan mountains in the Chinese province of Kan-suh, where it is worked.