African Jade Properties

African Jade is a semi-precious gemstone that varies in shade from kelly to forest green. In appearance, it resembles Nephrite Jade, however, it is really composed of massive green Garnet, mined in Africa. It is sometimes referred to as Transvaal Jade.

Mystical Properties

African Jade is considered a gemstone of general healing and for improving relaxation.

Considered important in business partnerships, this gemstone is thought to improve the solidity of long distance partnerships (personal, business, political)

African Jade vibrates with the 4th Chakra.

African Jade is considered to bring good luck, wealth and improve response during crises.

Healing Properties:

Kidneys and related skin problems from improper kidney function. Arthritis. Rheumatism.

Scientific Properties

Technically called HydroGrossular, African Jade is a complex Calcium Aluminum Silicate, composed of massive Grossular Garnet, colored bright green by trace amounts of chromium.

African Jade is found in South Africa. 6.5 – 7.5 on the Moh’s Hardness Scale