Farooq mine, Mingora mining district (Mingora Mine), Swat District (Swat Valley), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province), Pakistan

Disseminated clusters of emerald crystals and rare quartz veinlets are observed in crumpled zones of talc-chlorite-dolomite schists. Such accumulations provide a major part of the high-quality emerald raw material.

Ref: E.Ya. Kievlenko (2003) Geology of gems, p. 98

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