Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Summer 2006, Volume 42, No. 2

Summer 2006 Gems News International

Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Alaskan Amber
            Update on Iridescent Andradite from Mexico
            Two Unusual Star Emeralds
            Faceted Blue Euclase from Colombia
            Color-Change Fluorite
            Herderite from Pakistan
            Jeremejevite from Myanmar and Sri Lanka
            Pink Opal from Monte Rosa, Peru
            Update on Prehnite from Australia
            Prehnite from Mali
            Natural Sapphire with Unusual Inclusions
            Sillimanite from India Resembling Moonstone
            Sphene from Afghanistan
            Uvite-Dravite Tourmaline from Morogoro, Tanzania
            Triploidite from China
            Väyrynenite from Afghanistan
Synthetics and Simulants
            Diffusion-Treated Synthetic Sapphire
            Lead Glass–Filled Ruby Bead Necklace
            AGTA Spectrum Awards Competition
            NAJA Conference Scholarship
            Upcoming GIA Museum Exhibits
            King Tut Returns
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