Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Spring 2005, Volume 41, No. 1

Spring 2005 Gem News International

Tucson 2005
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            AGTA Design Center Features Lapidary Art
            Amethyst from Georgia
            Amethyst and Citrine from Northwestern Namibia
            Aquamarine from Mt. Antero, Colorado
            Saturated Blue Aquamarine from Nigeria
            Carved Chalcedony Chain
            New Emerald Deposit in Xinjiang, China
            Gold-in-Quartz from Mariposa County, California
            Iolite from Northeastern Brazil
            Kyanite Widely Available
            Albitic “Moonstone” from the Morogoro Region, Tanzania
            A Faceted Pezzottaite from Afghanistan
            Tanzanite Marketing Initiatives
Synthetics and Simulants
            Manufactured Gold/Silver-in-Quartz
GNI Regular Features
            10.53 ct Gem-Quality Diamond from Saskatchewan, Canada
Inclusions in Gems
            Spinel in Aquamarine
            “Bamboo” Moonstone
            Pezzottaite in Quartz
            Treated-Color Topaz from Pakistan
Conference Reports
            World Diamond Conference, Perth, Australia
            Burmese Faceted Rubies and the U.S. Import Ban
            Gem-A Field Trip to Brazil
            Native American Jewelry at AMNH
            Pearls at the Milwaukee Public Museum
            Gems at the Hungarian Natural History Museum
            Cameos at the Met
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