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New Mineral Named for Famed Gemologist John Koivula

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Sept. 17, 2019 – GIA researchers recently confirmed a new mineral species, johnkoivulaite, named in honor of GIA researcher John Koivula.

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GIA Upgrades iD100 Gem Testing Device to Screen Pink Diamonds

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Sept. 5, 2019 – The GIA iD100 Pink Diamond Software Upgrade distinguish natural pink diamonds from laboratory-grown diamonds and diamond simulants.

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Industry Trailblazer Kathryn Kimmel Retires From GIA

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Aug. 27, 2019 – Kathryn Kimmel, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, will retire from GIA on Aug. 30.

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GIA Education Available in Shenzhen, China

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Aug. 19, 2019 – Aspiring gem and jewelry professionals in Shenzhen, China will now have direct access to GIA education programs through Peking University Resource College.

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Vibrant Gemstones Make a Splash in Gems & Gemology

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Aug. 15, 2019 – Dive into the Summer 2019 Gems & Gemology (G&G), GIA’s quarterly professional journal, for insights into Mozambique ruby, Madagascar sapphire, black nephrite from China, pearls and opal inclusions.

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