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.
A Preliminary Report on the New Lechleitner Synthetic Ruby and Synthetic Blue Sapphire
A new synthetic ruby and synthetic blue sapphire have been synthesised by Johann Lechleitner of Innsbruck, Austria.
The Gemmological Properties of Chatham Flux-Grown Synthetic Orange Sapphire and Synthetic Blue Sapphire
The author examines the gemmological properties of Chatham flux-grown synthetic orange sapphires and blue sapphires.