The 3543 CM-1 Infrared Absorption Band in Natural and Synthetic Amethyst and its Value in Identification
The proper use and limitations of IR spectroscopy for identifying natural versus synthetic amethyst of various types have been investigated, focusing on the region 3800–3000 cm-1.
Abstracts; Summer 1991
From the Summer 1991 issue of Gems & Gemmology, a summary of important gemmology-related articles published in other journals.
Artificially Induced Colour in Amethyst-Citrine Quartz
A new and rather unusual gem material and possible treatments are discussed.
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.