Reactor-Irradiated Green Topaz
Examination of samples of faceted "Ocean green" topaz reveals that this material has been irradiated in a nuclear reactor.
Thermal Alteration of Inclusions in "Rutilated" Topaz
Faceted colourless topaz containing acicular inclusions has been offered for sale as "rutilated" topaz.
Gemstone Durability: Design to Display
A treatise on the design, display, care and repair of fine gemstones.
Altering the Colour of Topaz
A review of the various techniques in use today to change colourless topaz to a variety of hues.
Irradiated Topaz and Radioactivity
Large quantities of colourless topaz are currently being treated by gamma irradiation to turn them blue.