• Cover of Gems & Gemology Winter 1996 issue, featuring richly colored gems and necklace

Winter 1996

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An Update on Imperial Topaz from the Cap„o Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Daniel A. Sauer, Alice S. Keller, and Shane F. McClure

Trapiche Rubies
Karl Schmetzer, Henry A. H‰nni, Heinz-J¸rgen Bernhardt, and Dietmar Schwarz

Some Gemological Challenges in Identifying Black Opaque Gem Materials
Mary L. Johnson, Shane F. McClure, and Dino G. DeGhionno

Enstatite, Cordierite, Kornerupine, and Scapolite with Unusual Properties from Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka
Pieter C. Zwaan

Some Tanzanite Imitations
Lore Kiefert and Susanne Th. Schmidt
1996 Annual Index

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