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  • n  a hard green mineral consisting of sodium aluminum silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade; found principally in Burma

  • It is a light green jadeite axe-head, a foot long, with a snouted, bawling face on its side.
  • For centuries, some of the very best jadea mineral called jadeitehas come from Kachin state in northern Burma.
  • He has collected tribal jadeite masks and jaguar figurines, has painted the giant ancient basalt heads of La Venta, has written down the Italian-like speech of the formidable .
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  • Executive Order -- Prohibiting Certain Imports of Burmese Jadeite and Rubies
    EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - PROHIBITING CERTAIN IMPORTS OF BURMESE JADEITE AND RUBIES By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq .) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq .), the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE (Junta's Anti ...
    Aug. 7, 2013 - The White House

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