Nephrite Jade Guide

Nephrite Jade - Calming, Love, Protection

  • Chakras - Heart.
  • Water Safe - Yes.
  • Sun Safe - No, can fade.
  • Planets - Earth.
  • Zodiacs - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Libra.
  • Elements - Earth.
  • Moh's Hardness Scale - 6.
  • Structure - Monoclinic.
  • Chemical Formula - Calcium Magnesium Silicate - n{NaAlSi2O6} p{Ca2(Mg, Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2}
  • Numerology - 4.
  • Feng Shui Energy - Wood.
  • Crystal Energy Type - Guardian Harmoniser.
  • Deities - Bona Dea, Chalchiuhtlicue, Kuan-Yin, Maat, Moirae, Brigit.
  • Rarity - Common.
  • Colour Energy - Green, Grey, Black, White, Yellow, Olive Green
  • Appearance - Nephrite generally occurs in creamy white, mid- to deep olive green, brown and black.
  • Origin - Most commonly found in New Zealand, but also found in Australia, Russia, China, Taiwan, Canada, Zimbabwe, and USA.
  • Works well with - Lemurian Seed Crystal, Angelite, Blue Apatite, Moonstone, Jet, Celestite.
  • Other Metaphysical Properties of Nephrite Jade - Patience, Dreams, Love & Relationships, Joy, Physical Healing, Abundance, Inner Peace, Peace of Mind, Transmutes Negative Energies and Thoughts, Longevity, Connection with Nature, Astral Travel, Elimination of Toxins, Lucid Dreaming, Self-healing, Fertility, Pregnancy, Relaxes Irritability, Relinquishes Self-imposed Limitations, Ambition, Manifestation, Confidence, Self-Reliance.*
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Extra for Experts:

  • Jade is a name used to describe two different minerals, Nephrite and Jadeite. Nephrite Jade is also referred to as Greenstone and Pounamu.
  • To distinguish between the two types of jade, you can tap them with a hard object. Nephrite will create a musical tone whereas Jadeite will not.
  • Jade has been used for nearly 6,000 years by mankind, it was used by primitive people in the British Isles as axe heads, knives, and weapons.
  • There are many other types of Jade: Black Jade, Blue Jade, Brown Jade, Lavender Jade, Orange Jade, Purple Jade, Red Jade, White Jade and Yellow Jade.
  • Beneficial for preventing illness during travels, good for those travelling alone, said to protect children and pets from straying. Excellent for hiking, gardening or outdoor adventures.
  • Physically said to enhance the body’s filtration and elimination organs; treating the kidneys, spleen and adrenal glands, removing toxins and balancing fluids. Said to help joints and heal infections. Thought to treat reproductive disorders and assist in childbirth. Aid in recovery from anorexia, and help with post natal depression.
  • Emotionally supports new love especially later in life, trustworthiness and fidelity. Encourages life force energy, healing feelings of guilt and defeatism, and wanting to conform to society.
  • Great support stone for anyone in the medical field, educators, military personnel.
  • *Please read disclaimer below. Price listed is for one crystal only.

Learn about Native New Zealand Gemstones in our blog post; Can you go Crystal Hunting in New Zealand?

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