Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Fall 1984, Volume 20, No. 3

Fall 1984 Gem News International

            Australia: Indian Cutters Report Problems Working with Australian Diamonds
            Guinea: Aredor Diamond Mine Goes to Full Production This Year
            India: More Than 400,000 People Employed in Diamond Cutting in India
            Kenya: Government Issuing Geological Prospecting Licenses to Foreign Companies
Colored Stones
            New Molten Glass Filler Used to Seal Corundum Voids
            Update on Use of Borax in Heat Treatment in Thailand
            Gem Auction in Pakistan Raises Issues of Illegal Mining and Smuggling
            High-Grade Manganese Ore found in Orissa, India
            MMTC Activities in India Enumerated
            Zambia Cancels Emerald-Mining Contract with Saudi Arabian Company
Precious Metals
            New Platinum Prospect Located in East Transvaal, South Africa
            Ghana Plans to Resurrect Its Gold-Mining Industry
            Mitsubishi Metal Corp. Discovers Promising Gold Vein at Yatani Mine
            New Gold and Silver Reserves Discovered at Knob Hill in Republic, Washington
            Soquem and New Pascalis Mines Announce Gold Reserve East of Quebec
            Independent Miners in the Philippines Establish a Gold Town
            Plans Are Announced to Develop an Open-Cast Gold Mine in Southwest Zimbabwe
Synthetics and Simulants
            Jewelers Vigilance Committee Augments Rules on Pearl Definitions
            Iimori Lab Donates Five Interesting Glass Samples to Gems & Gemology
            Two Major New Additions Help Mark the Centennial of the National Gem Collection
            Society of Jewellery Historians of the British Museum Announces New Annual Journal
            AGA 1985 Conference Will be Held February 4 & 5 in Tucson
            GIA Slide Library Solicits Labeled Slides of the World’s Gemstone Localities
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