Mitochondrial Haplogroup R2'JT or pre JT
Haplogroup R2’JT or pre-JT
This is an ancient lineage dating to some 50-60,000 years ago probably originated in Southwest Asia or the Near East. It is characterised by genetic marker at position 4216. Pre-JT has two direct descendent lineages; Haplogroup JT and Haplogroup R2.
R2: Found mainly in Balochistan (Pakistan).
(150, 303+1C): In Iran, Georgia and Turkey,
JT: It was extremely common among ancient Etruscans.
T: The highest frequency is in the Caspian region (Caucasus, Northern Iran and Turkenistan) It is important in Europe (almost 10%), Middle East, Central Asia, Pakistan and North Africa. Small frequency in the Horn of Africa and India.