China - Christopher Herwig

Closeup of colorful stones for rivers near Hotan, Xinjiang, China.

Hotan, Xinjiang, China - September 29, 2009: Closeup of colorful stones for rivers near Hotan. Known as the Jade Gate, Hotan is home to one of the busiest Sunday Markets in the region which includes a large section dedicated to selling jade and other previous stones found locally.

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