Zircon History and Lore
Many people have heard of zircon but never seen it. This is mostly because of colourless zircon’s wide use as a diamond simulant in the early 1900s.
Colour modification is observed in a reddish orange zircon at the Bangkok laboratory.
Zircon from the Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia
Gem-quality zircon from a relatively underdeveloped locality in the Harts Range of central Australia is described.
The Elahera Gem Field in Central Sri Lanka
The Elahera gem field currently provides approximately 35% of the gemstones exported from Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka: The Gem Island
An overview of the many types of gem-quality material, and its inclusions, currently found in Sri Lanka.