Origin Determination of Dolomite-Related White Nephrite through Iterative-Binary Linear Discriminant Analysis
A technique for origin identification based on statistical analysis and LA-ICP-MS spectrometry.
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.
Gemstone Carving in China: Winds of Change
Chinese master carvers have produced some of the world's most sophisticated gemstone carvings.
Identification of Bleached and Polymer-Impregnated Jadeite
Article, Identification, Jadeite, “Bleaching”, Polymer Impregnation, Jade Treatments
The Jade Enigma
An examination of the various simulants of of nephrite and jadeite, and how to separate them from jade.