• Cover of Gems & Gemology Spring 1997 issue, featuring rough gemstone shaped like 3 roughly textured cylinders

Spring 1997

  • $15.00

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Applications of Geophysics in Gemstone Exploration
Frederick A. Cook

Rubies and Fancy-Color Sapphires from Nepal
Christopher P. Smith, Edward J. Gubelin, Allen M. Bassett, and Mache N. Manandhar

Gemological Properties of Near-Colorless Synthetic Diamonds
James E. Shigley, Thomas M. Moses, Ilene Reinitz, Shane Elen, Shane F. McClure, and Emmanuel Fritsch

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