Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Spring 2007, Volume 43, No. 1

Spring 2007 Gem News International

Tucson 2007
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            “Emerald” Green Fluorite from India
            Cat’s-Eye Leifite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Canada
            Play-of-Color Opal from Piauí, Brazil
            Prehnite from Merelani, Tanzania
            Colorado Rhodochrosite Near End of Availability
            Serpentinite from Argentina, Marketed as “Andes Jade"
            New Variscite Production from Western Australia
Instruments and Techniques
            Portable Raman Spectrometer and the Crystal Sleuth Software
GNI Regular Features
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Amethyst from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
            Color-Zoned Andradite from Iran, with Calcite Inclusions
            Emerald with Unusual Growth Features
            Grossular and Clinozoisite from San Diego County, California
            New Pegmatite Gem Production from Tsarafara, Madagascar
            Pezzottaite from Myanmar
            Cat’s-Eye Prehnite
            Cat’s-Eye Topaz from Sri Lanka
            Tourmaline (Dravite and Liddicoatite) from Northeastern Mozambique
            Turquoise from Nacozari, Sonora, Mexico
            Lead Glass–Filled Rubies with Hollow Backs Set in a Closed Back Mounting
            October 2006 Myanmar Gem Emporium, and Other Gem News from Myanmar
            G&G Online Calendar
            Colored Diamonds at the London Natural History Museum
            Bernd Munsteiner Carvings at the GIA Museum
            Symbols of Identity—Jewelry of Five Continents
            French Jewelry at the Legion of Honor
            Native American Jewelry
            Gold at AMNH
            Jewelry of Ben Nighthorse
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