An Occurrence of Nephrite Jade in West Pakistan

B. C. M. Butler
Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford

Summary: Two pebbles of good quality nephrite from Kohat District are described and the possible origin of the stones is discussed. The discovery is of significance in relation to the unsolved problem of the origin of the raw material of Indian carved jade.

Mineralogical Magazine; March 1963 v. 33; no. 260; p. 385-393; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1963.033.260.04
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