Natural-Color Green Diamonds: A Beautiful Conundrum
Characterizes diamonds with exceptionally rare natural green color, based on GIA’s extensive database of samples.
The Very Deep Origin of the World’s Biggest Diamonds
Explores an exceptional family of diamonds, referred to as “CLIPPIR” (Cullinan-like, Large, Inclusion-Poor, Pure, Irregular, and Resorbed), that formed in a superdeep environment.
Carbonado Diamond: A Review of Properties and Origin
Presents a detailed examination of about 800 samples of carbonado diamond from Brazil and the Central African Republic, including possible models for its genesis.
Pyrope Garnet and Montana Sapphires Highlight Winter 2015 G&G
G&G Brief presents an overview of the content of the Winter 2015 issue of Gems & Gemology.
Diamonds in Canada
This article chronicles the discovery of primary diamond deposits throughout Canada, whose increasing supply of rough stones will have a growing impact on the world diamond industry.
Mining Diamonds in the Canadian Arctic: The Diavik Mine
Located near the Arctic Circle, Diavik is one of the world’s richest diamond deposits and a leader in sustainable mining.
Recent Advances in Understanding the Geology of Diamonds
Examines the last two decades’ advances in analyzing and understanding the formation of natural diamonds, and their relation to the earth’s formation.
Abstracts; Summer 2010
This article, from the Summer 2010 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.
CVD Synthetic Diamonds from Gemesis Corp
An examination of the gemological and spectroscopic properties of CVD synthetic diamonds from Gemesis Corp.
Synthetic Gem Materials and Simulants in the 1990s
The 1990s witnessed important developments in the commercial viability of gem-quality synthetic diamonds.