Type A Jade from Burma at AJS Gems - Gemstone
Jadeite is the rarer and more valuable variety, and the chief deposits are in Burma (Myanmar), not in China. Nephrite occurs mainly in white and gray, with variants in dark green, reddish brown and black. The most common nephrite color is white. Jadeite occurs in a wider range of colors, including green, lavender, yellow, black and white.