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Precious Serpentine gem stone

Precious Serpentine gem stoneThis mineral resembles jade in appearance and properties and is suited to many of the ornamental uses to which the former is put. Not a little so-called jade is doubtless serpentine. The hardness of serpentine is somewhat below that of jade.

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