Lavender Jadeite, New Blue Jade
Countries of Origin
Canada; Myanmar; United States of America (the); Korea (the Republic of); Unknown; China; Russian Federation (the); Brazil; Mexico; Thailand; India
Bleached And Impregnated
Jade is often impregnated with wax to disguise fractures and improve its polish appearance. On other occasions, it may be dyed or heated to produce or improve color.
Bleached And Impregnated Classification
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Bleached And Impregnated Optical Properties
||SWUV: Variable |
Bleached And Impregnated Characteristic Physical properties
||Type B jadeite has been bleached in acid to remove staining and then it has been impregnated with wax or polymers. It will show etch boundaries between the individual crystal grains.Advanced lab testing is usually required to detect polymer impregnation. |
This page was created on June 27, 2014.
This page was last edited on October 24, 2019.