• Cover of Gems & Gemology Fall 1997 issue, featuring string of silver and blue gemstones

Fall 1997

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Benitoite from the New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Brendan M. Laurs, William R. Rohtert, and Michael Gray

Tairus Hydrothermal Synthetic Sapphires Doped with Nickel and Chromium
Victor G. Thomas, Rudolf I. Mashkovtsev, Sergey Z. Smirnov, and Vadim S. Maltsev

Multicolored Bismuth-Bearing Tourmaline from Lundazi, Zambia
Mary L. Johnson, Cheryl Y. Wentzell, and Shane Elen

Every issue also includes the most up-to-date reports from the GIA Laboratory (Lab Notes) and gemologists around the world (Gem News International).

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