Aims and Scope

Manuscripts in precious metals and gemological related sciences, which covers geology, mineralogy, crystallography, geochemistry, mining, environmental geology, economic geology and historical aspects of gems and gemstones. Topics also include geographic sources, education, trade and fashion, imitations and synthetics treatments, and identification techniques.


The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

Gems Geology

Gems Cutting and Techniques

Gems Production

Gems Treatments

Gems Marketing

Trade and Fashion

Imitations and Synthetics

Identification Techniques


Gold Geology and Mineralogy

Silver Geology and Mineralogy

REEs Elements Geology and Mineralogy

PGE Geology and Mineralogy