Faith in search of the lost andesine mines

Author : Richard W. Hughes & Billy Hughes ...

The idea of a natural red andesine deposit in Tibet has been a subject of controversy. While it is generally acknowledged that large quantities of diffusion•treated andesines entered the world markets starting about 2002, the idea that there might be a source of natural red andesine in Tibet has polarized the gemological community. This article describes the latest developments, including the author's second visit to the Tibetan deposit.

Published Date : 23 Apr 2019
Page : 8
Publisher : Gemworld International, Inc
Category : Geology & Gemology
Source : GemGuide : Vol.30 Issue 6 (Nov.-Dec.2011) p.1,4-9,13
Available : Unlimited

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050 b : Published Year 
2011 
245 a : Title 
Faith in search of the lost andesine mines 
260 b : Name of publisher 
Gemworld International Inc. 
300 a : Total pages 
520 a : Description 
The idea of a natural red andesine deposit in Tibet has been a subject of controversy. While it is generally acknowledged that large quantities of diffusion•treated andesines entered the world markets starting about 2002, the idea that there might be a source of natural red andesine in Tibet has polarized the gemological community. This article describes the latest developments, including the author's second visit to the Tibetan deposit. 
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