• Cover of Gems & Gemology Summer 2009 75th anniversary issue, featuring spread of past G&G covers

Summer 2009

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Celebrating 75 Years of Gems & Gemology 

Stuart Overlin and Dona M. Dirlam 
The "Type" Classification System of Diamonds and Its Importance in Gemology
Christopher M. Breeding and James E. Shigley
Spectral Differentiation Between Copper and Iron Colorants in Gem Tourmalines
Paul B. Merkel and Christopher M. Breeding
Gem-Quality Andalusite from Brazil
Shyamala Fernandes and Gagan Choudhary
Characterization of Peridot from Sardinia, Italy
Ilaria Adamo, Rosangela Bocchio, Alessandro Pavese, and Loredana Prosperi
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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