It is sometimes referred to as Transvaal Jade.

Massive veins of opaque Grossular Garnet that resembles Jade. It is white to light green in color, and may be colored in a white, green, and pink combination.

African Jade is thought to be a gemstone of general healing and for improving relaxation. Also believed to be important in business partnerships, this gemstone is thought to improve the solidity of long distance partnerships (personal, business, and political).