Choudhary G. (2014) Emeralds from Jharkhand. Presented at the GIT 2014 conference held at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 8-9 December 2014. Abstract in proceedings volume

A relatively new find of emeralds in the East Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand has produced a lot of interest in the local market and at very good prices. As per preliminary observations, these emeralds appear to be of decent colour and transparency, although in relatively smaller sizes, less than 5ct. the author outlines the gemmological properties along with microscopic features of these emeralds