Japanese Jadeite: History, Characteristics and Comparison with Other Sources
Examines the sources, colour, texture and chemical composition of jadeite from Japanese deposits.
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.
Nephrite jade from Val Malenco, Italy: review and update
Analysis of 21 rough and gem-quality samples offers an update on the composition and properties of this pale green gem from the Italian Alps.
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.