Geology of Coloured Gemstones


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Simonet, C., & Okundi, S. (2003). Prospecting methods for coloured gemstone deposits in Kenya. African Journal of Science and Technology4(1). Link to Article

Cook, F. A. (1997). Applications of geophysics in gemstone exploration. Gems and Gemology33(1), 4-23. Link to Article