Greenstone, also known as greenschist, is a non layered metamorphic rock derived from basalt, gabbro or similar rocks containing sodium-rich plagioclase feldspar, chlorite, epidote and quartz. Chlorite and epidote give the green color. New Zealand Jade or Greenstone ( Pounamu in Maori ) comes in four main types:
Kawakawa, Kahurangi and Inanga are Nephrite or Calcium Magnesium Silicate.
Tangiwai is Bowenite or Iron Magnesium Silicate.
Generally speaking, Greenstone = Pounamu But...... Finest Greenstone = Kairangi Pale Greenstone = Auhunga Semi-Transparetn Greenstone = Tongarewa Speckeld Greenstone = Kutukutu Streaked Greenstone = Tōtōeka Transparent Greenstone = Tangiwai Whitish Greenstone = Inanga
Greenstone ( Pounamu ) is greatly prized and revered by Maori. Objects made from it are deemed Taonga ( treasures ) and are considered to have Wairua ( spirit ).
no.it is a stone(hints greenstone)
Greenstone Pounamu is used as jewelery and to make tools and weapons.
maori jewelry is made from pounamu(greenstone)sometimes it can be made with some sort of fishing cord or it can be from flax.
NZ greenstone(pounamu) is found on the West Coast of the South Island.
FIRNZAJJ Is the swift code for Greenstone mall
Julius H. Greenstone has written: 'Jewish feasts and festivals'
you buy it or found it
Joan Greenstone has written: 'Kinship support for black and white unmarried adolescent mothers'
lOT'S OF STUFF
Michael Greenstone has written: 'Estimating the social cost of carbon for use in U.S. federal rulemakings'
The airport code for Geraldton - Greenstone Regional - Airport is YGQ.
The cast of The Waters of Greenstone - 2011 includes: Hardwick Caldwell Taylor Kirkpatrick
Greenstone or jade
The correct name is Pounamu.