A Historic Turquoise Jewelry Set Containing Fossilized Dentine (Odontolite) and Glass

Krzemnicki, Michael S. and Herzog, Franz and Zhou, Wei. (2011) A Historic Turquoise Jewelry Set Containing Fossilized Dentine (Odontolite) and Glass. Gems & Gemology, 47 (4). pp. 296-301.

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A set of six antique brooches, set with diamondsand light blue cabochons, was investigated withmicroscopy, Raman analysis, and EDXRF spec-troscopy. Most of the cabochons proved to befossilized dentine, also known as odontolite(mineralogically, fluorapatite). The brooches also contained turquoise and artificial glass.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science
05 Faculty of Science > Departement Umweltwissenschaften > Ehemalige Einheiten Umweltwissenschaften > Mineralogie-Petrographie
UniBasel Contributors:Krzemnicki, Michael S.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Gemological Institute of America
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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