Verdite, trade name for a green ornamental stone, primarily an impure Fuchsite mica originally from North Kaap river, Kaap Station, South Africa.

It has been used by South African natives for hundreds of years. Verdite’s lack of hardness, makes it usable for carved and inlay work.

Consists primarily of Fuchsite with minor Albite, Chlorite Group, Corundum, Diaspore, Margarite, Quartz, Rutile and Talc.