|Emerald green jade with quartz inclusions |
(Jay G. Sundberg collection).
|Prismatic white quartz crystal preserved in dark green jade (Jay G. Sundberg collection).|
|Hexagonal jade? This is a piece of prismatic quartz which was entirely|
replaced by nephrite jade. Note the specimen exhibits a distinct hexagonal
crystal habit typical of quartz (but not of jade). Specimen found in the
Tin Cup district of the Granite Mountains (W. Dan Hausel collection).
|Jade cabochon with feldspar (Jay G. Sundberg collection).|
|Pitted jade (Jay G. Sundberg collection).|
|Mirror of Jade with jade plant. This specimen from the Jay Sundberg collection has such a high polished reflective surface|
that it can be used to comb your hair.
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|Arrow head carved from Wyoming jade (Jay Sundberg collection).|
|Spearpoint carved from nephrite jade.|
|Now you can see why all of the jade found in Wyoming is known as Wyoming Jade (nephrite).|