Gems & Gemology Gems & Gemology, Fall 2000, Volume 36, No. 3

Fall 2000 G&G Book Reviews

“The Microworld of Diamonds”
By John I. Koivula, 157 pp., illus., publ. by Gemworld International, Northbrook, IL, 2000. US$95.00
“Gemstones: Quality and Value, Volume 1”
By Yasukazu Suwa, 143 pp., illus., publ. by Sekai Bunka Publishing, Tokyo (2nd ed., English translation), 1999. US$84.00
“The Diamond Formula— Diamond Synthesis: A Gemmological Perspective”
By Amanda S. Barnard, 166 pp., illus., publ. by Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, England, 2000. US$39.95
“Gems and Gem Industry in India.”
By R. V. Karanth, 406 pp., illus., publ. by the Geological Society of India, Bangalore, India, 2000. US$75.00 (hardbound), US$60.00 (paperback). E-mail:
“Black Opal”
By Greg Pardey, hardcover, 204 pp., illus., publ. by GP Creations, Urungan, Queensland, Australia, 1999. With video (running time 1 hour 52 min.). US$99.95.
“Diamonds and Mantle Source Rocks in the Wyoming Craton with a Discussion of Other U.S. Occurrences”
by W. Dan Hausel, Report of Investigations No. 53, 93 pp., illus., publ. by the Wyoming State Geological Survey, Laramie, WY, 1998, US$10.00
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