April - June 2003 - Philagems International No. 81- contents are:
- The President's Message, Alan Dean
- New Issue by the Belgian Postal Service, Johan Maertens
- Postmarks Related to Minerals and Mining, Francois Brisse
- New Issues by George G. Young
- Views of the Rock, Francois Brisse
- Apatite in the French Southern Antarctic Territories
These are the interesting articles found in the latest newsletter from Philagems International. If you are a member and have not received this newsletter, please let Mr. Brisse know. If you are not a member and wish to join, please contact George Young by email or snail mail (particulars listed below). Dues are only $10.00 USD ($15.00 overseas) per year.
During this time we found a very interesting article regarding diamonds that was posted on The Belgium Academy of Minerals site. This is shocking news regarding one of the most precious minerals. But we also have a rebuttal statement from one of our customers. Please visit our accompanying page at: "The New Diamond Age?".
We welcome any interesting articles that you would like to share with us. You can do so by contacting Francois Brisse at firstname.lastname@example.org.