Fall 2014 G&G
Publication Info

Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief  
Duncan Pay
Editorial Assistant
Brooke Goedert
Managing Editor
Justin Hunter
Editors, Lab Notes
Thomas M. Moses
Shane F. McClure
Editor
Stuart D. Overlin
Contributing Editors
James E. Shigley
Andy Lucas
Donna Beaton
Technical Editors
Tao Hsu
Jennifer Stone-Sundberg
Editor-in-Chief  Emeritus
Alice S. Keller
Associate Editor
Jennifer-Lynn Archuleta
Customer Service
Martha Erickson
1(760) 603-4502

For all G&G customer service and editorial questions, please contact us.

Production Staff

Creative Director
Faizah Bhatti
Photographer
Robert Weldon
Image Specialist
Kevin Schumacher
Matt Hatch
Production Supervisor
Richard Canedo
Illustrators
Christopher Cruz
Larry Lavitt
Peter Johnston 
Video Production
Nancy Powers
Pedro Padua

Editorial Review Board

Ahmadjan Abduriyim
Tokyo, Japan
E. Alan Jobbins
Caterham, UK
Benjamin Rondeau
Nantes, France
Edward W. Boehm
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Mary L. Johnson
San Diego, California
George R. Rossman
Pasadena, California
James E. Butler
Washington, DC
Anthony R. Kampf
Los Angeles, California
Kenneth Scarratt
Bangkok, Thailand
Alan T. Collins
London, UK
Robert E. Kane
Helena, Montana
Andy Shen
Wuhan, China
John L. Emmett
Brush Prairie, Washington
Stefanos Karampelas
Lucerne, Switzerland
Guanghai Shi
Beijing, China
Emmanuel Fritsch
Nantes, France
Lore Kiefert
Lucerne, Switzerland
James E. Shigley
Carlsbad, California
Eloïse Gaillou
Los Angeles, California
Ren Lu
Wuhan, China
Elisabeth Strack
Hamburg, Germany
Gaston Giuliani
Nancy, France
Thomas M. Moses
New York, New York
Christopher P. Smith
New York, New York
Jaroslav Hyrsl
Prague, Czech Republic
Mark Newton
Coventry, UK
Wuyi Wang
New York, New York
A. J. A. (Bram) Janse
Perth, Australia
Nathan Renfro
Carlsbad, California
Christopher M. Welbourn
Reading, UK

Subscriptions
Copies of the current issue may be purchased for $29.95 plus shipping. Subscriptions are $79.99 for one year (4 issues) in the U.S. and $99.99 elsewhere. Canadian subscribers should add GST. Discounts are available for group subscriptions, GIA alumni, and current GIA students. To purchase print subscriptions, visit store.gia.edu or contact Customer Service. For institutional rates, contact Customer Service.

To purchase subscriptions visit the GIA store or contact Customer Service.

Database Coverage
Gems & Gemology's impact factor is 0.778, according to the 2013 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports (issued July 2014. G&G is abstracted in Thomson Reuters prod­ucts (Current  Contents: Physical, Chemical & Earth Sci­ences and Science Citation Index-Expanded, including the Web of Knowledge) and other databases:
 
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Current Abstracts ProQuest/Cambridge Scientific Abstracts/CSA Illumina
AESIS (Australian Earth Sciences Information System) Current Contents Referativnyi Zhurnal
Applied Science & Technology Full Text/Abstracts/Index GeoArchive Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
Biography Index GEOBASE Scopus/SciVerse (Elsevier)
Book Review Digest Plus GeoRef Speleological Abstracts
British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC) Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology TOC Premier (Table of Contents)
Chemical Abstracts ingenta Web of Science
CISTI (Canada Institute for
Scientific and Technical Information)
Mineralogical Abstracts Wilson Omni File: Full Text Mega Edition
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete PASCAL (INIST) Wilson Omni File: Full Text Select

Manuscript Submissions
Gems & Gemology, a peer-reviewed journal, welcomes the submission of articles on all aspects of the field. Please see the Guidelines for Authors at gia.edu/gandg or contact the Managing Editor. Letters on articles published in G&G are also welcome. Please note that Field Reports, Lab Notes, and Gem News International entries are not peer-reviewed sections, but do undergo technical and editorial review.

Copyright and Reprint Permission
Abstracting is permitted with credit to the source. Libraries are permitted to photocopy beyond the limits of U.S. copy­ right law for private use of patrons. Instructors are permitted to photocopy isolated articles for noncommercial classroom use without fee. Copying of the photographs by any means other than traditional photocopying techniques (Xerox, etc.) is prohibited without the express permission of the photog­rapher (where listed) or author of the article in which the photo appears (where no photographer is listed). For other copying, reprint, or republication permission, please contact the Managing Editor.

Gems & Gemology is published quarterly by the Gemologi­cal Institute of America, a nonprofit educational organization for the gem and jewelry industry.

Any opinions expressed in signed articles are understood to be opinions of the authors and not of the publisher.
Mailing Address
GIA World Headquarters
The Robert Mouawad Campus
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Call: +1 800 421 7250

Call: +1 760 603 4000

Fax: +1 760 603 4080

Worldwide Locations

Find a Retailer
learn more
Shop the Campus Store
Learn More
Quality Assurance Benchmarks
Learn More
Gems & Gemology
G&G Fall 2017 Edition
Learn more