References > Andalusite
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Boudard, M. (2000). L'andalousite. Diplôme d'Université de Gemmologie (DUG) Dissertation, University of Nantes (in French).

Brandstätter, F. & Zemann, J. (1984). The chemical composition of andalusite in the peraluminous granite of Rásná near Telč (Czechoslovakia). Tschermaks mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen, Vol. Volume 33, Issue 2 (June), pp. 131–134. abstract + references

Carlson, W.D. & Rossman, G.R. (1988). Vanadium- and chromium-bearing andalusite: Occurrence and optical-absorption spectroscopy. American Mineralogist, Vol. 73, No. 11-12 (December), pp. 1366-1369. American Mineralogist Tables of Contents

Dunn, P. (1976). Gem Notes: Brazilian Andalusite. Gems & Gemology, Vol. 15, No. 3 (Fall), pp. 201-202.

Faye, G.H. & Harris, D.C. (1969). On the colour and pleochroism in andalusite from Brazil. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 10, pp. 47-56. The Canadian Mineralogist Tables of Contents

Fernandes, S. & Choudhary, G. (2009). Gem-Qualite Andalusite from Brazil. Gems & Gemology, Vol. 45, No. 2 (Summer), pp. 120-129.

Grum-Grzhimailo, S.V. & Shcherbina, V.V. (1961). Absorption spectra of substances containing vanadium in different oxidation states. Geochemistry, Vol. 11, pp. 1080-1089.

Hålenius, U. (1978). A spectroscopic investigation of manganian andalusite. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 16, pp. 567-575. The Canadian Mineralogist Tables of Contents

Hlaing, T. (2000). Chiastolite from Kyaukse, Myanmar. The Australian Gemmologist, Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 479–480.

Johnson, M.L. & Koivula, J.I. (Editors) (1998). Gem News: Andalusite (chiastolite) sphere. Gems & Gemology, Vol. 34, No. 1 (Spring), p. 51.

Kai, A.T., Larsson, S. & Hålenius, U. (1980). The electronic structure and absorption spectrum of MnO69- octahedra in manganian andalusite. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 6, pp. 77-84. abstract + references

Koivula, J.I. (1980). Inclusions in Andalusite - A Comparison of Localities. Gems & Gemology, Vol. 16, No. 12 (Winter), pp. 401-404.

Langer, K., Hålenius, E. & Fransolet, A.M. (1984). Blue andalusite from Ottré, Venn-Stavelot Massif, Belgium: A new example of intervalence charge-transfer in the aluminum silicate polymorphs. Bulletin de Minéralogie, Vol. 107, n° 5, pp. 587-596.

Ostapenko, G.T., Kvasnitsa, V.N., Timoshkova, L.P., Semenenko, N.P. & Dorogovin, B.A. (1998). Synthetic andalusite crystals: morphology and growth features. Journal of Crystal Growth, Vol. 186, Issue 3, (March), pp. 420-426. abstract

Schmetzer, K. (1982). Absorption spectroscopy and colour of V3+-bearing natural oxides and silicates-A contribution to the crystal chemistry of vanadium. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen, Vol. 144, Issue 1, pp. 73-106. abstract

Smith, G. (1977). Low temperature optical studies of metal-metal charge transfer transitions in various minerals. Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 10, pp. 500-507. The Canadian Mineralogist Tables of Contents

Smith, G., Hålenius, U. & Langer, K. (1982). Low temperature spectral studies of Mn3+-bearing andalusite and epidote type minerals in the range 30000-5000 cm-1. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, Vol. 8, Issue 3 (July), pp. 136-142. abstract + references


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