Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Fall 2001, Volume 37, No. 3

Fall 2001 Gem News International

            Report from the 2nd World Diamond Conference, Vancouver
            Diamonds from Copeton, Australia
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Maxixe-Type Green-Blue Beryls with Eye-Visible Pleochroism
            Coloration of Morganite from Pala, California
            Vanadium-Colored Beryl from China
            Mini-Faults in Chalcedony
            Recent Gem Discoveries in Pala, California
            A Statuette Containing a Large Natural Blister Pearl
            Exceptional Carpet Shell Pearl
            Tahitian “Keshi” Cultured Pearls
            Pearl Culturing in Northwest Australia
            Green Powellite from Chile
            Anhydrite Inclusion in a Ruby from Myanmar
            Ruby and Sapphire Mining at Barrington Tops, Australia
            Renewed Mining for Rubies in Nanyaseik, Northern Myanmar
            Blue-to-Green Tourmaline from Nigeria
            Nigeria as a New Source of Copper-Manganese-Bearing Tourmaline
            More on Liddicoatite from Nigeria
Synthetics and Simulants
            Laboratory-Grown Orange-to-Yellow “Langasite”
            Laboratory-Grown Pink SrLaGa3O7, a Material Related to “Langasite”
            An Unusual “Crystal” of Synthetic Ruby from Sri Lanka
            A Rare Medieval Sapphire Imitation
            GAGTL Gem-A Conference 2001
            SimDesign 2001
            Australian Diamond Conference
            Visit Gems & Gemology Staff in Tucson
            Jewels of the Nizam
            Gem Museum in Sri Lanka
            Pearls at the American Museum of Natural History
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