Gemstones: Geology and Gemology
University of Nairobi, School of Physical Science, Department of Geology, Chiromo Campus, Riverside Drive, PO BOX 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, from 26 July 2010 to 31 July 2010
The workshop II on gemstones will focus on the geology of the deposits and the gemology of high value gemstones. It consists in
- two days full course
- one day of practical gemology based on the identification of gemstones, their host-rocks and their prospection
- a field trip of three days in the Voi region, in the south of Nairobi, with the aim to visit several types of deposits (ruby and tsavorite).
Contact : Gaston GIULIANI
CRPG/CNRS, BP 20 54501 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France