Ology: Jade


Subject:
Geology , Minerals

Description:
This presentation features fun facts and background about jade, which is the common name for nephrite and jadeite rock. It explores how jade was historically used in areas around the world (such as China, New Zealand, and Mesoamerica), geology of jade, jade hunting in Myanmar (Burma) and Guatemala, and jade today. From OLogy, the American Museum of Natural History's "site for kids ages seven through twelve."

Publisher:
American Museum of Natural History

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.amnh.org/ology/index.php?channel=earth


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