Synthetic, Simulated, and Treated Gemstones
Cochise College 
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Photos of Gemstones

Roger Weller
wellerr@cochise.edu
  4/17/18













number of photos:  61

faceted synthetic gemstones
     faceted synthetic gemstones:  1  2  3 
    faceted moissonite:  1
    faceted alexandrite:  1
    simulated alexandrite-glass  (Alexite):  1  2


uncut synthetic gemstones
synthetic corundum (boules)

     colorless: 1                                                                            
    pink:  1  2  3 
    orange:  1
    reddish orange:  1
    padparadshah (corundum):  1 
    mixed colors:  1  2
    hydrothermal synthetic corundum:  1

synthetic spinel
     blue:  1  2  3  4  5
    greenish yellow and dark green:  1
cubic zirconia
     colorless:  1
    violet:  1
    yellow:  1
    aqua and blue:  1
    green and yellow:  1                      
    topaz and dark brown:  1
    orange and violet:  1  
    opaline and swiss blue:  1
    pink and light green:  1
    mixed colors:  1  2  3

hydrothermal quartz
    hydrothermal quartz:  1  2
yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG)
    yellow-green YAG:  1
flux garnets
    mixed colors:  1
Gilson opal
    Gilson synthetic opal:  1  2  3  4  5
polymer impregnated synthetic opal
    polymer impregnated synthetic opal:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11
moissonite
    moissanite:  1  2  3
simulated tanzanite
    simulated tanzanite:  1


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