This webpage was created by Gina Manders and Brenda Zabriskie to fulfill an assignment
for ES340 Gemstones and Gemology/ES567 Gemstones of the World, a course at Emporia State University.

Menu bar with buttons for home, contact us and site mapLink to our instructor's ES340 Gemstones and Gemology/ES567 Gemstones of the World course at Emporia State University. Link to our Gemstones Around the World homepage. Link to our Introduction page. Link to our Test Your Knowledge page, rather like a Gemstone Game. Have fun! Link to our Gem Mapping page. Link to our results, discussion and conclusions page. Link to our "Learn More" page. Link to our references page.

Sources of gemstone properties and locations:
  • Hall, Cally. Smithsonian Handbook: Gemstones. 2nd American ed. Dorling Kindersley, Inc., 2002
  • Oldershaw, Cally. Gems of the World. 1st ed. Firefly Books, Ltd., 2009
  • Schumann, Walter. Gemstones of the World, 4th ed., Sterling Publishing, 2009
  • Latitude/Longitudes for gemstone locations obtained from Mineralogy Database website at URL:
  • JewelInfo4u for additional gemstone mine locations, including maps at URL:

Gemstone, background and sidebar image sources: 

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