Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Summer 2005, Volume 41, No. 2

Summer 2005 Gem News International

Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Demantoid from Northern Pakistan
            Pyrope-Almandine from Ethiopia
            New Ruby and Pink Sapphire Deposit in the Lake Baringo Area, Kenya
            Faceted Orange and Brown Sunstone from India
Inclusions in Gems
            Staurolite in Kyanite from Brazil
            Obsidian with Spessartine Inclusions
            Fluorite Inclusions in Quartz from Madagascar
            Bismuthinite Inclusions in Rose Quartz from Madagascar
Synthetics and Simulants
            Yellow Hydrothermal Synthetic Sapphires Seen in India
            Interesting Heated Citrine
            “Chocolate” Tahitian Cultured Pearls
            Lead Glass–Filled Rubies Appear in the Middle East
Conference Reports
            Gemmobasel 2005
            Cameos at the Met
            Diamonds in London
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