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Winter 2015
Winter 2015
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Vanadium- and Chromium-Bearing Pink Pyrope Garnet: Characterization and Quantitative Colorimetric Analysis
Ziyin Sun, Aaron C. Palke, and Nathan Renfro

The Origin of Montana’s Alluvial Sapphires
J.C. (Hanco) Zwaan, Eric Buter, Regina Mertz-Kraus, and Robert E. Kane

The Grand Sapphire of Louis XIV and the Ruspoli Sapphire
François Farges, Gérard Panczer, Nassima Benbalagh, and Geoffray Riondet

Characterization of Tarnish Spots in Chinese High-Purity Gold Jewelry
Taijin Lu, Jian Zhang, Yan Lan, Ying Ma, Hua Chen, Jie Ke, Zhenglong Wu, and Miaomiao Tang

Splendor in the Outback: A Visit to Australia's Opal Fields
Tao Hsu, Andrew Lucas, and Vincent Pardieu


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Fall 2015
Fall 2015
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Colombian Trapiche Emeralds: Recent Advances in Understanding Their Formation
Isabella Pignatelli, Gaston Giuliani, Daniel Ohnenstetter, Giovanna Agrosì, Sandrine Mathieu, Christophe Morlot, and Yannick Branquet

Large Colorless HPHT-Grown Synthetic Gem Diamonds from New Diamond Technology, Russia
Ulrika F.S. D’Haenens-Johansson, Andrey Katrusha, Kyaw Soe Moe, Paul Johnson, and Wuyi Wang

Letšeng’s Unique Diamond Proposition
Russell Shor, Robert Weldon, A.J.A. (Bram) Janse, Christopher M. Breeding, and Steven B. Shirey

Origin Determination of Dolomite-Related White Nephrite through Iterative-Binary Linear Discriminant Analysis
Zemin Luo, Mingxing Yang, and Andy H Shen


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Summer 2015
Summer 2015
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Dual-Color Double Stars in Ruby, Sapphire, and Quartz: Cause and Historical Account
Karl Schmetzer, Martin P. Steinbach, H. Albert Gilg, and Andrea R. Blake

Digital Photomicrography for Gemologists
Nathan Renfro

Rubies and Sapphires from Snezhnoe, Tajikistan
Elena S. Sorokina, Andrey K. Litvinenko, Wolfgang Hofmeister, Tobias Häger, Dorrit E. Jacob, and Zamoniddin Z. Nasriddinov


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Spring 2015
Spring 2015
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Blue Spinel from the Luc Yen District of Vietnam
Boris Chauviré, Benjamin Rondeau, Emmanuel Fritsch, Phillipe Ressigeac, and Jean-Luc Devidal

The Chinese Soul in Contemporary Jewelry Design
Andrew Lucas, Merilee Chapin, Moqing Lin, and Xiaodan Jia

Amethyst from Boudi, Morrocco
Fabrizio Troilo, Abdelghani El Harfi, Salahaddine Mouaddib, Erica Bittarello, and Emanuele Costa

Visible Absorption Spectra of Colored Diamonds
James E. Shigley and Christopher M. Breeding

Mozambique: A Ruby Discovery for the 21st Century
Merilee Chapin, Vincent Pardieu, and Andrew Lucas

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Winter 2014
Winter 2014
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Rough Diamond Auctions: Sweeping Changes in Pricing and Distribution
Russell Shor

Exceptional Pink to Red Diamonds: A Celebration of the 30th Argyle Diamond Tender
John King, James E. Shigley, and Claudia Jannucci

Study of the Blue Moon Diamond
Eloïse Gaillou, Jeffery E. Post, Keal S. Byrne, and James E. Butler

A Preliminary Study on the Separation of Natural and Synthetic Emerals Using Vibrational Spectroscopy
Le Thi-Thu Huong, Wolfgang Hofmeister, Tobias Häger, Stefanos Karampelas, and Nguyen Duc-Trung Kien

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Fall 2014
Fall 2014
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Sri Lanka: Expedition to the Island of Jewels
Andrew Lucas, Armil Sammoon, A.P. Jayarajah, Tao Hsu, and Pedro Padua

Observations on Pearls Reportedly from the Pinnidae Family (Pen Pearls)
Nicholas Sturman, Artitaya Homkrajae, Areeya Manustrong, and Nanthaporn Somsaard

Pleochroism in Faceted Gems: An Introduction
Richard W. Hughes

Nephrite Jade from Guangxi Province, China
Zuowei Yin, Cui Jiang, M. Santosh, Quanli Chen, Yiming Chen, and Yi Bao

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Summer 2014
Summer 2014
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Botswana’s Scintillating Moment
Robert Weldon and Russell Shor

Three-Phase Inclusions in Emerald and Their Impact on Origin Determination
Sudarat Saeseaw, Vincent Pardieu, and Supharart Sangsawong

Color Phenomena of Blue Amber
Yan Liu, Guanghai Shi, and Shen Wang

Experimental Studies on the Heat Treatment of Baltic Amber
Yamei Wang, Mingxing Yang, and Yiping Yang

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Spring 2014
Spring 2014
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Exploring the Chinese Gem and Jewelry Industry
Tao Hsu, Andrew Lucas, Zhili Qiu, Mu Li, and Qingyuan Yu

Near-Colorless HPHT Synthetic Diamonds from AOTC Group
Ulrika F.S. D'Haenens-Johanssen, Kyaw Doe Moe, Paul Johnson, Shun Yan Wong, Ren Lu, and Wuyi Wang

Hunting for "Jedi" Spinels in Mogok
Vincent Pardieu

A Look Insider a Remarkably Large Beaded South Sea Cultured Pearl
Laura Otter, Ursula Wehrmeister, Frieder Enzmann, Martin Wolf, and Dorrit E. Jacob

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Winter 2013
Winter 2013
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Recent Advances in Understanding the Geology of Diamonds
Steven B. Shirey and James E. Shigley

Blue Sapphires from the Baw Mar Mine in Mogok
Hpone-Phyo Kan-Nyunt, Stefanos Karampelas, Klemens Link, Kyaw Thu, Lore Kiefert, and Pierre Hardy


Update on Gemstone Mining in Luc Yen, Vietnam
Pham Van Long, Vincent Pardieu, and Gaston Guiliani

Characteristics of Coated Jadeite Jade
Jian Zhang, Taijin Lu, and Hua Chen

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Fall 2013
Fall 2013
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The Museum of London's Extraordinary Cheapside Hoard
Robert Weldon and Cathleen Jonathan

On the Origin of Digit Patterns in Gem Opal
Benjamin Rondeau, Jean-Pierre Gauthier, Francesco Mazzero, Emmanuel Fritsch, Yves Bodeur, and Boris Chauviré

Agates from Sidi Rahal, Morocco: Gemological Characteristics and Proposed Origin
Magdalena Dumanska-S³owik, Lucyna Natkaniec-Nowak, Aleksandra Wese³ucha-Birczynska, Adam Gawe³, Marek Lankosz, and Pawe³ Wróbel

Useful Visual Clue Indicating Corundum Heat Treatment
John I. Koivula

Three Occurrences of Oregon Sunstone
Duncan Pay, Robert Weldon, Shane McClure, and Kevin Schumacher

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