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Xiuyan Jade

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Colour:
Green
Name:
Named for the occurrence at Xiuyan, Liaoning Province, China.
A variety of Nephrite

A green jade, which contains both tremolite and actinolite in varying proportions. Some varieties may also contain antigorite (Zhang, 2002). One of the classic Chinese jades.


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Physical Properties of Xiuyan JadeHide

Colour:
Green

Other Language Names for Xiuyan JadeHide

Simplified Chinese:岫玉

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
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References for Xiuyan JadeHide

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Liangju Zhang (2002): A study on the composition and properties of Xiuyan jade in Liaoning Province. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(3), 137-142.
Zhenhua Zhou and Jiarui Feng (2010): A petrological and mineralogical comparison between Xinjiang nephrite and Xiuyan nephrite. Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 29(3), 331-340.

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Localities for Xiuyan JadeHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
China
 
  • Liaoning
    • Anshan
      • Xiuyan Co.
Liangju Zhang (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(3), 137-142.
 
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