Quench-Crackled Blue Synthetic Spinel
A synthetic spinel has undergone quench-cracking treatment, possibly to make it appear a natural specimen.
Spring 2015 G&G Examines Blue Spinel, Chinese Jewellery Design and the Latest in Synthetics
G&G Brief presents an overview of the content of the Spring 2015 issue of Gems & Gemology.
GIA Lab Reports on a New Cobalt Diffusion Treatment of Natural Spinel
Report on a new cobalt diffusion treatment of natural spinel, using analysis of inclusions, UV-Vis-NIR and EDXRF spectroscopy, and LA-ICP-MS.
Abstracts; Winter 1991
This article, from the Winter 1991 issue of Gems & Gemmology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemmology.
Abstracts; Autumn 1991
This article, from the Autumn 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.