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Guardians of Trust: GIA’s Innovative Research, Instruments and Services

GIA’s services and instruments have grown in importance and impact as new gem treatments and laboratory-grown gems have entered the market.

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Emerald crystals from Colombia, Afghanistan, and Zambia
Photoluminescence Spectra of Emeralds from Colombia, Afghanistan and Zambia

Compares PL spectroscopy data of 48 emerald samples from three countries to evaluate the usefulness of the technique in geographic origin determination.

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Abstracts; Summer 2009

This article, from the Summer 2009 issue of Gems & Gemmology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemmology.

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Emeralds from the Ural Mountains, USSR
Emeralds from the Ural Mountains, USSR

Emeralds are again being mined in the historic district of the Ural Mountains. Physical, chemical, spectroscopic and microscopic characteristics of stones from the recent production are presented and compared with data on older samples as well as those reported in the literature.

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Opticon treatment
Fracture Filling of Emeralds Opticon and Traditional "Oils"

The filling of surface-reaching breaks in emeralds is a relatively common practice, for which various kinds of oils and a natural resin have historically been used.

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The Biron Hydrothermal Synthetic Emerald

A new synthetic emerald exhibits some characteristics that are distinctly different from other synthetic emeralds, such as gold inclusions.

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Abstracts; Summer 1991

From the Summer 1991 issue of Gems & Gemmology, a summary of important gemmology-related articles published in other journals.

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Emeralds from the Mananjary Region, Madagascar: Internal Features

Mananjary emeralds usually can be separated from emeralds from other localities by means of associations of certain mineral inclusions.

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Colombian Emeralds
Colombian Emerald Mining: Will the Giant Awaken?

Overview and commentary on the 2013 The Journal of Gemmology article “Peñas Blancas: An Historic Colombian Emerald Mine".

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Confusing, Triangular Inclusions in an Art Deco-Style Pin
Spring 1991 G&G Lab Notes

This section, from the Spring 1991 issue of Gems & Gemmology, is a compilation of interesting finds from GIA’s laboratories.

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