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Glitter: Gems or Gyps?

Rossman, George (1978) Glitter: Gems or Gyps? Engineering and Science, 41 (3). pp. 26-31. ISSN 0013-7812

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The variation of color in minerals makes the difference between a valuable gem and a worthless stone. So, naturally, there are many ingenious ways to manipulate that color. A mineralogist describes some of the possible pitfalls.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Geology; Gems; Mineralogy
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