Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Volume 47, No. 3

Fall 2011 Gem News International

            Type Ib Greenish Brown Diamonds with a Color Shift
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Gem-Quality Afghanite from Afghanistan
            Iridescent Ammonite from Madagascar
            Aquamarine from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam: Mining Update
            Purplish Blue and Red-Brown Chalcedony from Peru
            Update on Emerald Mining in Afghanistan
            A Deep Green Fuchsite-Rich Rock
            Color-Change Garnet from Nandagala, Tanzania
            An Examination of Some Colorless Gems from Myanmar
            Nuummite from Mauritania
            Blue Opal Showing Play-of-Color from Sinaloa, Mexico
            Pallasite Pendants
            Chinese Freshwater Cultured Pearls Beaded with Baroque Freshwater Cultured Pearls
            Quartz with Spessartine Inclusions
            Pink Cat's-Eye Quartz, with Color and Chatoyancy Caused by Tourmaline Needles
            An Exceptional Rhodochrosite Carving
            Sapphire and Zircon from Ethiopia
            Update on Sapphire Mining in Sri Lanka
            Green Cat's-Eye Spodumene from Brazil
            A Color-Zoned Topaz
            Variscite from Peru
Synthetics and Simulants
            An Accidental Corundum and Lead Glass Triplet?
            Glass Triplet Resembling Coated "Mystic Topaz"
Conference Reports
            ICA Congress 2011
            Scottish Gemmological Conference 2011
            Sinkankas Diamond Symposium
            A Jewel That Survived 9/11
            Update on Myanmar Gem Sales and Production
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