Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Summer 1998, Volume 34, No. 2

Summer 1998 Gem News International

            Diamond Exploration in Alberta, Canada
            Anticipated Production in the Northwest Territories
            International Rough Diamond Conference in Israel
Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            “Flame Agate”: What’s in a Name?
            Update on Benitoite Mining
            Beryl from Madagascar: Aquamarine
            Trapiche Beryl
            “Almost Blue” Sri Lankan Color-Change Garnets
            Cat’s-Eye Opal from Tanzania
            Of Rubies and Rubles
            Star Sapphire from Madagascar
            Jadeite Boulder Fakes
            Titanium- and Gold-Coated Drusy Materials in Jewelry
            Surface-Treated Topaz
            New Faceting Machine
            AGTA Announces Tanzanian Miners’ Relief Effort
            Birthstone Exhibit at the Carnegie Museum.
            Ninth Annual Conference of the Canadian Gemmological Association
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