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.
Gemmological characteristics of coated jadeite jade
Analyses the effects of coating on green jadeite specimens using DiamondView imaging, microscopy, spectroscopy and Raman spectrophotometry.
New or Unusual Gem Materials Encountered in the Institute’s Gem Trade Laboratories
One of the favourites for Gems & Gemology readers is the Lab Notes column, the brief reports in each issue describing notable or unusual gem materials that have made their way to GIA’s laboratory.