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 Post subject: Elements: Issue on Gems
PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 7:44 pm 
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This Special Issue of Elements focusing on Gems is currently available for Free Download.

The articles in this issue are really good and I suggest all our members download them and save them for later reference. The free download will only be available until mid-March.

The articles include:

Emmanuel Fritsch and Benjamin Rondeau
Gemology: The Developing Science of Gems

Lee A. Groat and Brendan M. Laurs
Gem Formation, Production, and Exploration: Why Gem Deposits Are Rare and What is Being Done to Find Them

George R. Rossman
The Geochemistry of Gems and Its Relevance to Gemology: Different Traces, Different Prices

Bertrand Devouard and Franck Notari
The Identification of Faceted Gemstones: From the Naked Eye to Laboratory Techniques

Robert E. Kane
Seeking Low-Cost Perfection: Synthetic Gems

James E. Shigley and Shane F. McClure
Laboratory-Treated Gemstones

Jean-Pierre Gauthier and Stefanos Karampelas
Pearls and Corals: "Trendy Biomineralizations"


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 Post subject: Re: Elements: Issue on Gems
PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:25 pm 
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Great reading! Thanks for sharing! :)

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:13 am 
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Nice, thanks for the heads-up! :)

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Thanks, Barbra. Hope I did it right :roll:

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Were you able to open an article?

Once you open the pdf, just save it somewhere where you'll remember to find it. :D


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:35 pm 
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Thank you for posting Barbra!
downloaded and saved'em. Now the hard part: find the time to read'em all..... :roll:
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Awesome, thank you :D

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