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Sapphire Bibliography



Sapphire's place in history, localities, and modern treatments

Assorted colors of cut sapphires from the Dr. Eduard J. Gubelin Collection

Baiz, Claire (2009) Gem news international: Yogo sapphire update. Gems & Gemology, v. 45, n. 3, pp. 225-226.

Beaton, Donna (2008) Lab notes: A rare yellow trapiche sapphire. Gems & Gemology, v. 44, n. 3, pp. 258-259.

Beaton, Donna; Wang, Wuyi (2008) Lab notes: Blue sapphire, with unusually high concentrations of rare-earth elements. Gems & Gemology, v. 44, n. 2, pp. 162-163.

Berg, Richard B. (2007) Sapphires in the Butte‑Deer Lodge area, Montana. Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, MT.

Blue sapphire discovery in Sri Lanka (2012) Bangkok Gems & Jewellery, v. 25, n. 9, pp. 28-29.

Bonizzoni, L.; Galli, A.; Spinolo, G.; Palanza, V. (2009) EDXRF quantitative analysis of chromophore chemical elements in corundum samples. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, v. 395, n. 7, pp. 2021-2027.

Bowersox, Gary W. (2000) Ruby and sapphire from Jegdalek, Afghanistan. Gems & Gemology, v. 36, n. 2, pp. 110-126.

Brauner, Marc (2012-2013) All about fancy sapphires. Indian Jeweller, v. 2, n. 3, pp. 107-108.

Cartier, Laurent E. (2011) Rubis et saphirs de Marosely, Madagascar. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 175, pp. 9-13.

Ceylon sapphire rides the royal wedding wave (2011) Art of Jewellery, v. 10, n. 6, pp. 90, 92.

Chatagnier, Pierre-Yves; Fritsch, Emmanuel; Rondeau, Benjamin; Karampelas, Stefanos; Gaillou, Eloise (2011) Un surprenant triple corindon - verre au plomb. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 178, pp. 17-20.

Choudhary, Gagan (2008) Gem news international: A sapphire with en echelon inclusions. Gems & Gemology, v. 44, n. 2, pp. 180-181.

Choudhary, Gagan (2008) Gem news international: An interesting zoned sapphire crystal from Winza, Tanzania. Gems & Gemology, v. 44, n. 3, pp. 271-272.

Choudhary, Gagan (2009) Synthetic sapphires with 'natural-like' sheen. Gems & Jewellery, v. 18, n. 3, pp. 6-9.

Corindon et spinelles : histoire - cristallographie - minéralogie - gemmologie - gisements - utilisations - synthèse (2002) Cedim, Paris.

De Vincenti, Catherine (2012) Rubis et saphirs sont de plus en plus traites (1ere partie). Gold'Or, n. 6, pp. 62-63.

Delaunay, Aurelien; Fritsch, Emmanuel (2011) Corindons synthetiques sculptes pour imiter des corindons naturels. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 178, pp. 13-16.

Drucker, Richard B. (2012) Malawi sapphires: sustainable production, range of color, and even some Padparadscha. Gem Guide: Gem Market News, v. 31, n. 3, pp. 1, 4, 15.

Du Toit, Garry (2009) Lab notes: Blue sapphires, diffusion treated with both titanium and beryllium. Gems & Gemology, v. 45, n. 4, pp. 293-294.

Duroc-Danner, Jean-Marie (2002) A study of Colombian corundum.

Elen, Shane (1999) The separation of natural from synthetic colorless sapphire. Gems & Gemology, v. 35, n. 1, pp. 30-41.

Emmett, John L. (2003) Beryllium diffusion of ruby and sapphire. Gems & Gemology, v. 39, n. 2, pp. 84-135.

Fancy favorites: a love affair with rubies and sapphires (2012) IDEX, v. 27, n. 262, pp. 94-99.

Federman, David (2007) Gem profile: Tasmanian sapphire. Modern Jeweler, v. 106, n. 1, pp. 41-42.

Gem news: Sapphires and other gems from Tanzania (1995) Gems & Gemology, v. 31, n. 2, pp. 133-134.

Gem news: Sapphires from Tanzania (1995) Gems & Gemology, v. 31, n. 1, pp. 64-65.

Gem notes: Sapphires from northern Madagascar (1997) Gems & Gemology, v. 33, n. 4,  p. 305.

Gems: fancy sapphires (2005) Idex Magazine, v. 20, n. 184, pp. 142-143.

Getting to know more about corundum enhancement (2011) Russian Diamonds & Jewellery, n. 1, p. 10.

Giuliani, Gaston (2007) Les gisements de corindons gemmes de Madagascar. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 159, pp. 14-18.

Gübelin, Eduard J. and John I. Koivula (2004) Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones, [Volume 1]. 4th ed., Opinio Publishers, Basel.

Gübelin, Eduard J. and John I. Koivula (2005) Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones, Volume 3. Opinio Publishers, Basel.

Hainschwang, Thomas (2008) Lead-glass-treated blue sapphire. Gems & Jewellery, v. 17, n. 4, pp. 3-5.

Halford‑Watkins, J. F.; Hughes, Richard W. (2012) The book of ruby & sapphire: being a description of the minerals of the corundum group used for gem purposes. RWH Publishing, S.l. Bangkok, Thailand.

Heady, Sue (1999) Sapphires: are a girl's best friend, Chartwell Books, Edison, NJ.

Hlaing, U Tin; Win, Kyaw Khaing (2008) Gem news international: Ruby and other gems from Nanyaseik, Myanmar. Gems & Gemology, v. 44, n. 3, pp. 270-271.

Hughes, Richard W. (1997) Ruby & sapphire, RWH Publishing, Colorado.

Hughes, Richard W. (2007) Following the silk road: rutile silk in corundum. Spectra, pp. 4-5.

Identification of heated / unheated status on ruby and sapphire (2007) Gemmology, Japan, v. 38, n. 449, pp. 24-27

Keller, P. C. (1985) Sapphire from the Mercaderes - Rio Mayo Area, Cauca, Colombia. Gems & Gemology, v. 21, n. 1, pp. 20-25.

Kelly, Robert (2009) Corundum variety sapphire, ruby. Metal, Stone & Glass, v. 48, p. 12.

Khoi, Nguyen Ngoc; Sutthirat, Chakkaphan; Tuan, Duong Anh; Van Nam, Nguyen; Thuyet, Nguyen Thi Minh; Nhung, Nguy Tuyet (2011) Ruby and sapphire from the Tan Huong-Truc Lau area, Yen Bai Province, Northern Vietnam. Gems & Gemology, v. 47, n. 3, pp. 182-195.

Khotchanin, Kanyarat; Thanasuthipitak, Panjawan; Thanasuthipitak, Theerapongs (2009) Structure and chemical composition of trapiche blue sapphire from southern Vietnam and Cambodia. Journal of the Gemmological Association of Hong Kong, v. 30, pp. 25-35.

Krzemnicki, Michael S. (2010) How to get the "blues" out of the pink: detection of low-temperature heating of pink sapphires. SSEF Facette, n. 17, p. 12.

Krzemnicki, Michael S. (2012) Fancy-coloured sapphires: classical gemstones with a rich colour spectrum. SSEF Facette, n. 19, pp. 6-7.

Laurs, Brendan M. (2008) Gem news international: Ruby and sapphire mining at Winza, Tanzania. Gems & Gemology, v. 44, n. 2, pp. 178-179.

Les pierres de coleur originales sont dans l'air du temps (2012) Gold'Or, n. 6, pp. 51-52.

Locker, Henrich (2011) Von gras bis tief-blau: Korund und Saphir aus der Eifel. Lapis, v. 36, n. 3, pp. 38-.

Luan, Ya-chun; Bai, Feng; Liu, Jin-hua (2011) Gemmological and mineralogical characteristics of magnetite in sapphire deposit from Changle, Shandong Province. Journal of Gems & Gemmology, v. 13, n. 3.

Lunia, P. C. (2002) Sapphire: a miracle gem, Golden India Foundation, Jaipur.

Matlins, Antoinette (2005) Colored gemstones : the Antoinette Matlins buying guide : how to select, buy, care for & enjoy sapphires, emeralds, rubies, and other colored gems with confidence and knowledge, GemStone Press, Woodstock, VT.

Mumme, I. A. (1988) The world of sapphires: their occurrence, discrimination, synthesis, and valuation, Mumme Publications, Port Hacking, N.S.W.

Newman, Renee (2000) Ruby, sapphire & emerald buying guide: how to evaluate, identify, select & care for these gemstones, International Jewelry Publications, Los Angeles.

Newman, Renée (2009) The ruby, sapphire & emerald buying guide: how to identify, evaluate and select these gems. International Jewelry Publications, Los Angeles.

Okano, Makoto; Kitawaki, Hiroshi (2010) Sapphire in various colours filled with lead-glass. Gemmology, Japan, v. 41, n. 488-489, pp. 2-3.

Pardieu, Vincent; Thirangoon, Kamolwan; Lomthong, Pantaree (2011) Lab notes: Beryllium and tungsten-bearing sapphires from Afghanistan. Gems & Gemology, v. 47, n. 1, pp. 53-54.
Pecover, Simon R. (2001) Geology and sapphire resources of the Kew Valley sapphire mine, Inverell, NSW, Australia, Australian Sapphire Corp., Ourimbah, NSW.

Pisutha-Arnond, Visut (2006 ) Role of Be, Mg, Fe and Ti in causing colour in corundum. Journal of Gemmology, v. 30, n. 3/4, pp. 131-143.

Perinet, Francois (2010) Saphirs des alluvions de la Loire près de Gien, Loiret. Regne Mineral, n. 93, pp. 57-60.

Perkins, Jim (2012) World of sapphires: Recognizing the rarity and beauty of multicolor corundum gems. Rock & Gem, v. 42, n. 10, pp. 44-49.

Rakotosamizanany, Saholy; Giuliani, Gaston; Ohnenstetter, Daniel; Rakotondrazafy, Michel A. F.; Fallick, Anthony (2009) Gisements de saphirs et rubis associes aux basaltes alcalins de Madagascar : caracteristiques geologiques et mineralogiques, 2eme partie : caracteristiques mineralogiques. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 170, pp. 9-18.

Rakotosamizanany, Saholy; Giuliani, Gaston; Ohnenstetter, Daniel; Rakotondrazafy, Michel A. F.; Fallick, Anthony E. (2009) Gisements de saphirs et rubis associes aux basaltes alcalins de Madagascar : caracteristiques geologiques et mineralogiques. 1ere partie: caracteristiques geologiques des gisements. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 169, pp. 13-21.

Ralph, Jolyon (2010) Gem sapphires from Scotland. Vug, v. 3, n. 1, pp. 65-.

Respinger, Axel (2011) Nouvelle absorption utile a la detection des diamants traites par irradiation et chauffage : le triplet a 6021, 6070 et 6139 cm. Revue de Gemmologie a.f.g., n. 175, pp. 6-7.

Robertson, Stuart M. (2012) Market trends: Padparadscha 1992-2012. Gem Guide: Gem Market News, v. 31, n. 3, p. 16.

Rubis et saphirs sont de plus en plus traites (2e partie) (2012) Gold'Or, n. 7, pp. 68-69.

Ruby and sapphire markets transformed (2010) Hong Kong Jewellery, v. 3, n. 125, pp. 40-42.

Ruby or sapphire (2011) Joia & Cia, v. 12, n. 73, p. 70.

Rutherford, Rhys (2010) World's largest sapphire. Midland Focus, n. 16, pp. 38-39.

Sapphires discovered in Kataragama (2012) Jewellery News Asia, p. 47.

Sapphires discovered up north (2008) Canadian Jeweller, p. 26.

Schlussel, Roland (2002) Mogok : Eine Reise durch Burma zu den schonsten Rubinen und Saphiren der Welt, Christian Weise Verlag, Munchen.

Schmetzer, Karl (2006) Identificacion de padparadschas y zafiros amarillo a rojo tratados termicamente, por difusion y sin tratar. Gemas Y Minerales, pp. 22-34.

Schmetzer, Karl; Radl, Werner; Schwarz, Dietmar (2010) Rubies and sapphires from Winza, Tanzania - summary of characteristic properties and short update of the mining situation. Australian Jeweller, v. 24, n. 1.

Servant, Laurent (2010) Saphirs dans le bassin de Paulhaguet, entre Allier et Senouire, Haute-Loire. Regne Mineral, n. 93, pp. 43-47.

Shigley, James E.; Laurs, Brendan M.; Janse, A. J. A. Bram; Elen, Sheryl; Dirlam, Dona M. (2010) Gem localities of the 2000s. Gems & Gemology, v. 46, n. 3, pp. 188-216.

Shor, Russell (2010) Transformation of the ruby and sapphire markets. Israel Diamonds, n. 231, pp. 54, 56-57.

Shor, Russell; Weldon, Robert (2009) Ruby and sapphire production and distribution: a quarter century of change. Gems & Gemology, v. 45, n. 4, pp. 236-259.

Smith, Christopher P. (1997) Rubies and fancy-color sapphires from Nepal. Gems & Gemology, v. 33, n. 1, pp. 24-41.

Smith, Christopher P. (2010) Inside sapphires. Rapaport Diamond Report, pp. 123-132.

Sutherland, F. Lin (2007) Australian sapphires and rubies. Rocks & Minerals, v. 82, n. 2, pp. 116-125.

Sutherland, F. Lin; Abduriyim, Ahmadjan (2009) Geographic typing of gem corundum: a test case from Australia. Journal of Gemmology, v. 32.

Tang, Zi-Wei (2009) Colour characteristics of blue sapphire from Madagascar. Journal of Gems & Gemmology, v. 11, n. 2, pp. 24-29.

Themelis, Ted (2000) Mogok: valley of rubies and sapphires, A & T Publishing, Los Angeles.

Themelis, Ted (2003) Beryllium-treated rubies & sapphires, T. Themelis, Bangkok, Thailand.

Themelis, Ted (2004) Flux-enhanced rubies & sapphires, T. Themelis, Bangkok, Thailand.

Themelis, Ted (2010) The heat treatment of ruby and sapphire ... T. Themelis, Bangkok, Thailand.

Themelis, Ted (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok: fascinating glimpses into the gemology, geology and gem mining in Mogok, Myanmar (Burma). Ted Themelis, Thailand.

Thompson, Sharon Elaine (2009) Smokin' stones: Montana sapphires. Jewelry Artist, v. 63, n. 2, p. 66.

Unusual dendrites in a heat-treated blue sapphire (2007) Lab notes: Gems & Gemology, v. 43, n. 1.

Vogel, Saskia (2010) Padparadscha sapphire: the connoisseur's stone. JQ International, p. 12.

Voynick, Stephen M. (1987) Yogo: the great American sapphire, Mountain Press Pub. Co., Missoula.

Voynick, Steve (2007) Colorful corundum: aluminum oxide gems span the spectrum. Rock & Gem, v. 37, n. 5, pp. 80-84.

Wang, Wuyi (2006) The effects of heat treatment on zircon inclusions in Madagascar sapphires. Gems & Gemology, v. 42, n. 2, pp. 134-150.

Ward, Fred (1998) Rubies & sapphires, Gem Book Publishers, Bethesda, MD

What's in a name: Corundum (2012) Jeweller, pp. 15-16.

White, John S. (2010) U.S. Gemstones: an overview. Rocks & Minerals, v. 85, n. 1, pp. 14-23.

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