Jade is actually two separate gems: nephrite and jadeite, both being metamorphic rocks.
Jadeite occurs in a variety of colours, including: green, yellow, reddish orange, white, gray, black, brown, lavendar, and more.
Nephrite colours range from translucent to opaque and can be light to dark green, yellow, brown, black, gray, or white.
Birthstones and Anniversaries
Jade is the official gem of the 12th anniversary.