Japanese Jadeite: History, Characteristics and Comparison with Other Sources
Examines the sources, colour, texture and chemical composition of jadeite from Japanese deposits.
Origin Determination of Dolomite-Related White Nephrite through Iterative-Binary Linear Discriminant Analysis
A technique for origin identification based on statistical analysis and LA-ICP-MS spectrometry.
Nephrite Jade from Guangxi Province, China
Introduces the Chinese nephrite mine in Hechi and characterises the “band” and dendritic patterns found in this material.
Gemmological characteristics of coated jadeite jade
Analyses the effects of coating on green jadeite specimens using DiamondView imaging, microscopy, spectroscopy and Raman spectrophotometry.
Nephrite jade from Val Malenco, Italy: review and update
Analysis of 21 rough and gem-quality samples offers an update on the composition and properties of this pale green gem from the Italian Alps.
Burmese Jade: The Inscrutable Gem
The jadeite mines of Upper Burma (now Myanmar) occupy a privileged place in the world of gems, as they are the principal source of top-grade material.
Identification of Bleached and Polymer-Impregnated Jadeite
Article, Identification, Jadeite, “Bleaching”, Polymer Impregnation, Jade Treatments
Jadeite of Guatemala: A Contemporary View
Many deposits of jadeite have been found in Guatemala during the last two decades.
Gemstone Carving in China: Winds of Change
Chinese master carvers have produced some of the world's most sophisticated gemstone carvings.
A Survey of the Gemstone Resources of China
China has identified many deposits with significant potential to produce gemstones; various species are discussed.