• Cover of Gems & Gemology Spring 2008 issue, featuring blue gemstone over outline of Africa

Spring 2008

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Copper-Bearing (ParaÌba-type) Tourmaline from Mozambique
Brendan M. Laurs, J. C. (Hanco) Zwaan, Christopher M. Breeding, William B. (Skip) Simmons, Donna Beaton, Kenneth F. Rijsdijk, Riccardo Befi, and Alexander U. Falster
A History of Diamond Treatments
Thomas W. Overton and James E. Shigley
Natural-Color Purple Diamonds from Siberia 
Sergey V. Titkov, James E. Shigley, Christopher M. Breeding, Rimma M. Mineeva, Nikolay G. Zudin, and Aleksandr M. Sergeev

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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