Since Gemmology was first published, thousands of readers have used it to gain an in-depth appreciation of the science of gemmology, its history and practice. This third edition has been revised to cover, in particular, This third edition has been revised to cover, in particular, new HPHT diamond enhancement methods and beryllium lattice diffusions techniques for corundum as well as the low pressure high temperature CVD synthesis of thick film diamond
It includes details of the Gemmological Associations recently introduced Foundation course, and provides examination notes.
* Contains essential information for the Gem-A exams
* Fully updated to cover recent advances and instruments
* An invaluable resource for gemmologists worldwide
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I always have this book on my current shelf, I am rereading the chapter on crystalography. This is the text that the Gemmological Association in England uses for their FGA course. It is an excellent text.
2 The geological origin occurrence and locality of gemstones
3 The chemical composition of gemstones
5 Cleavage parting and fracture
7 Specific gravity density and relative density
8 Colour lustre and sheen
13 The hand lens microscope and Chelsea filter
14 Gemstone enhancement
15 Synthetic gemstones and gemstone simulants
16 Identifying inorganic gemstones and their synthetic counterparts
17 Identifying inorganic gemstone simulants
18 Identifying organic gem materials and their simulants
19 The fashioning of gemstones
20 Practical gemstone identification
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