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The Discovery of a New Species of Jadeite

LI Ping, CUI Wenyuan   

  1. Department of Geology, School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, 100871
  • Received:2003-03-19 Online:2004-03-20 Published:2004-03-20


李平, 崔文元   

  1. 北京大学地球与空间科学学院地质学系,北京,100871

Abstract: A new species of jadeite-eclogitic jade from Myanmar, consisting mainly of garnets and omphacites, has been identified, which is a new member of the sort of omphacitic jade, and is also a new type of eclogites. It is dark green with light yellow-green dots and similar to omphacitic jade in other gemological properties. The eclogitic jade has been studied under the investigations of EMP, XRD and IR analyses in details.

Key words: jadeite, eclogitic jade, eclogite, omphacite, garnet

摘要: 在缅甸发现一个翡翠新品种——榴辉翠,其主要组成矿物为石榴石和绿辉石,是绿辉石质翡翠类的新成员,也是榴辉岩的新类型。它呈深绿色,有淡黄绿色斑点,其他宝石学特征与绿辉石质翡翠相似。用电子探针、X射线粉晶分析、红外光谱等测试手段对榴辉翠进行了详细研究。

关键词: 翡翠, 榴辉翠, 榴辉岩, 绿辉石, 石榴石

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