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Jade from
Fraser River, Lillooet Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Mineral Species
Comments:Jade nuggets to boulders are found around Lillooet in the Fraser River. Early chinese immigrants made a good living sending what Europeans thought were useless river rocks back to China for carving
Colour:dark green
Luminescent properties:none
Quality of samples:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Rarity at site:Common
Validity:Believed Valid
References: Michael O'Donoghue (2006) Gems: Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification
Mineral Data:Click here to view Jade data
Locality Data:Click here to view Fraser River, Lillooet Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
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