Gem News International Gems & Gemology, Volume 48, No. 2

Summer 2012 Gem News International

Colored Stones and Organic Materials
            Burmese Amber Update
            Aquamarine from San Bernardino County, California
            Trapiche Aquamarine from Namibia
            Champagne/Imperial Garnet from Lindi Province, Tanzania
            Rainbow Moonstone from Zambia
            Morganite from Ethiopia
            Large Natural-Color Freshwater Cultured Pearls with Drilled Beads
            Ruby and Sapphire Rush Near Didy, Madagascar
            Beryllium-Bearing Nano-Inclusions Identified in Untreated Madagascar Sapphire
            Blue Sapphire Discovery near Kataragama, Sri Lanka
            Sapphire and Ruby Carvings from Vietnam
            Color Suites of Zoisite from Tanzania
Synthetics and Simulants
            Partially Devitrified Glass Imitation of Hemimorphite
            Coated Quartz Imitation of Rubellite Tourmaline
Conference Reports
            10th Annual Sinkankas Symposium—Topaz
            Myanmar Gem Emporium and GEO Myanmar 2012
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