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The Beauty and Value of Inclusions, Plus Double Stars and Corundum from Tajikistan

We invite gemologists to take a closer look at the astounding beauty and variety of the micro-world of gems.

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The Wittelsbach-Graff and Hope Diamonds: Not Cut from the Same Rough

Two historic blue diamonds, the Hope and the Wittelsbach-Graff, appeared together for the first time at the Smithsonian Institution in 2010.

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DiamondView Imaging of the Pavilion Facets
Pseudo-Synthetic Growth Structure Observed in Natural Diamond

This stone was a good example of a very rare natural diamond exhibiting synthetic growth characteristics.

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Zoned Scapolite from India

This contributor encountered parcels of rough and faceted scapolite that appeared strongly zoned to the unaided eye.

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Rare Double-trapiche Emerald

At the AGTA show, Equatorian Imports showed this contributor two pieces of emerald with a very rare double-trapiche pattern

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Summer 2003 G&G Book Reviews

“Krystallos—Brazil: Gem-Crystals in Design”; “The Fabergé Menagerie”; “The Great Book of Amber”; “The Rings Book”; “The Ultimate Orient: Philippine South Sea Pearls”

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Gem-Quality Synthetic Diamonds Grown by a Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Method

Brown-to-gray and near-colorless single-crystal type IIa synthetic diamonds grown.

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Diopside Needles as Inclusions in Demantoid Garnet from Russia: A Raman Microspectrometric Study

Straight, acicular, colorless solid inclusions in demantoid garnet from the Ural Mountains of Russia were investigated by laser Raman microspectrometry.

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Some Diagnostic Features of Russian Hydrothermal Synthetic Rubies and Sapphires

Most Russian hydrothermal synthetic rubies and pink, orange, green, blue, and violet sapphires—colored by chromium and/or nickel—reveal diagnostic zigzag or mosaic-like growth structures associated with color zoning.

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Barite Inclusions in Fluorite

Hemispherical aggregates of the mineral barite were identified as inclusions in fluorite from Illinois.

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