Gems & Gemology

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Gems & Gemology  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Gems Gemol.
Discipline Mineralogy
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0016-626X
OCLC no. 2447141

Gems & Gemology is a quarterly scientific journal published by the Gemological Institute of America. Each issue is devoted to research on diamonds, gemstones, and pearls. Topics include geographic sources, imitations and synthetics, treatments, and identification techniques. Established in January 1934, Gems & Gemology is geared toward jewelry professionals and gemologists.

Issues contain research articles, updates from the GIA Laboratory and international gemology news. Gems & Gemology is abstracted and indexed by the Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports its 2009 impact factor is 0.970, ranking it 17th out of 27 journals in the category "Mineralogy".[1]


  1. ^ Journal Citation Reports, 2010

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