Tag : Origin Determination

GemTOF: A new and highly versatile method to analyse trace elements and isotopes of gemstones and pearls

GemTOF: A new and highly versatile method to analyse trace elements and isotopes of gemstones and pearls. Published in IGC Namibia 2017 Abstract Proceedings, 88-90.

Author(s): M.S. Krzemnicki, W.A. Balmer, H.A.O. Wang, J.-P. Chalain, P. Lefevre, W. Zhou, L.E. Cartier, H.A. Haenni

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Simultaneous High Sensitivity Trace-Element and Isotopic Analysis of Gemstones Using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

Simultaneous High Sensitivity Trace-Element and Isotopic Analysis of Gemstones Using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Published in Journal of Gemmology, 2016, 35, 3, 212-223.

Author(s): H.A.O. Wang, M.S. Krzemnicki, J.-P. Chalain, P. Lefevre, W. Zhou, L.E. Cartier

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Case study on an emerald bead: Is it from the ancient mines in Egypt or not?

Case study on an emerald bead: Is it from the ancient mines in Egypt or not? Published in Journal of Gemmological Association of Hong Kong GAHK, 2015, 35, 46-49.

Author(s): M.S. Krzemnicki, L.E. Cartier, W. Zhou

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Kashmir sapphire origin determination: potential and limitations

Presentation entitled “Kashmir sapphires: Potential and limitations of origin determination by chemical fingerprinting with LA ICP mass spectrometry”. GAHK seminar in June 2012 by Dr. Michael S. Krzemnicki.

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