Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Spring 2006, Volume 42, No. 1

Spring 2006 Gem News International

Tucson 2006
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Aquamarine from a New Primary Deposit in Sri Lanka
            Massive Haüyne-Sodalite from Myanmar
            Gem-Quality Massive Pink Muscovite from Brazil
            Pyrope-Spessartine from Tanzania
            Transparent Faceted Sillimanite from India
            Sphene from Pakistan
            New Spinel from Mahenge, Tanzania
Inclusions in Gems
            Cuneiform Aquamarine Inclusion
            "Blood Trail” in Copal
            Colored Fluid Inclusions in Quartz
            "Platinum Quartz” with Star
Conference Reports
            New Madagascar Mining Laws
GNI Regular Features
            Black Diamond with Unusual Growth Structures
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Sapphire with Unusual Color Zoning
            Väyrynenite from Pakistan
Synthetics and Simulants
            A Convincing Moonstone Doublet
            A Rutilated Quartz Doublet
            An Unusual Triplet
            New CRJP Code of Practices Released
            Update on the Use of Biological Remains in Gem Materials
            AGTA Spectrum Awards Competition
            Arctic Jewelry
            King Tut Returns
            Charles Loloma Retrospective
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