• Cover of Gems & Gemology Spring 2009 issue, featuring blue gems with  vintage illustrated embellishments

Spring 2009

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The French Blue and the Hope: New Data from the Discovery of a Historical Lead Cast
Franaois Farges, Scott Sucher, Herbert Horovitz, and Jean-Marc Fourcault
Gray-to-Blue-to-Violet Hydrogen-Rich Diamonds from the Argyle Mine, Australia
Carolyn H. van der Bogert, Christopher P. Smith, Thomas Hainschwang, and Shane F. McClure
Hackmanite/Sodalite from Myanmar and Afghanistan
David Kondo and Donna Beaton
Solution-Generated Pink Color Surrounding Growth Tubes and Cracks in Blue to Blue-Green Copper-Bearing Tourmalines from Mozambique
John I. Koivula, Kevin Nagle, Andy Hsi-Tien Shen, and Philip Owens
Identification of the Endangered Pink-to-Red Stylaster Corals by Raman Spectroscopy
Stefanos Karampelas, Emmanuel Fritsch, Benjamin Rondeau, Aude Andouche, and Bernard Metivier

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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