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We try to keep the structure of The Gemology Project as simple as possible and where applicable we follow the following
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We try to keep the structure of The Gemology Project as simple as possible and where applicable we apply the following
 
format for topics:
 
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This to ensure visitors of every level can quickly find what they need, skipping information that is too complex or too
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This ensures visitors of every level can quickly find what they need, skipping information that is too complex or too
basic. Whichever applies to you as the reader.<br>
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basic, whichever applies to you as the reader.<br>
As of writing few pages are written, yet this will change with the addition of more authors willing to help this
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As of yet, few pages are written, but this will change with additions as more authors are willing to help this
 
endeavor grow.
 
endeavor grow.
  
 
You can find an index in the [[Table_Of_Content|TOC]].
 
You can find an index in the [[Table_Of_Content|TOC]].
  
All pages are written on a volunteer base and will be screened by other volunteers.<br>
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All pages are written on a volunteer basis and will be screened by other volunteers.<br>
 
While we do our best to check that all content is accurate and up-to-date, we are human and don't know all or see
 
While we do our best to check that all content is accurate and up-to-date, we are human and don't know all or see
all. Therefore we need your particiation and let us know our errors through the appropriate discussion pages at the top of each article.<br>
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all. Therefore, we need your particiation and let us know our errors through the appropriate discussion pages at the top of each article.<br>
 
Please also read the [[The_Gemology_Project:General_disclaimer | disclaimer]] and [[Help:Contents | help]] pages.
 
Please also read the [[The_Gemology_Project:General_disclaimer | disclaimer]] and [[Help:Contents | help]] pages.
  
 
We are aware that these pages can serve as an online course on gemology, but we don't hand out diplomas nor
 
We are aware that these pages can serve as an online course on gemology, but we don't hand out diplomas nor
 
certificates. Neither are we responsible for you goofing up an exam due to information you found on these pages.<br>
 
certificates. Neither are we responsible for you goofing up an exam due to information you found on these pages.<br>
At anytime we encourage you to check the writings, ask questions and get involved. Only then will you come out as
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At all times, we encourage you to check the writings, ask questions and get involved. Only then will you come out as
 
victorious in your battle with the stones.
 
victorious in your battle with the stones.
  

Revision as of 19:16, 27 February 2006

Welcome to The Gemology Project

The Gemology Project is a joined effort to bundle as much gemological information as possible and distribute that knowledge, without cost, to anyone interested in what keeps us off the streets.


A free online database

This project was started in January 2006 by gemologists and gemology students worldwide.
We have chosen a wiki as the content manager so all serious gemologists can contribute to it. Something we applaud doing.

We try to keep the structure of The Gemology Project as simple as possible and where applicable we apply the following format for topics:

  • Basic
  • Advanced
  • Expert

This ensures visitors of every level can quickly find what they need, skipping information that is too complex or too basic, whichever applies to you as the reader.
As of yet, few pages are written, but this will change with additions as more authors are willing to help this endeavor grow.

You can find an index in the TOC.

All pages are written on a volunteer basis and will be screened by other volunteers.
While we do our best to check that all content is accurate and up-to-date, we are human and don't know all or see all. Therefore, we need your particiation and let us know our errors through the appropriate discussion pages at the top of each article.
Please also read the disclaimer and help pages.

We are aware that these pages can serve as an online course on gemology, but we don't hand out diplomas nor certificates. Neither are we responsible for you goofing up an exam due to information you found on these pages.
At all times, we encourage you to check the writings, ask questions and get involved. Only then will you come out as victorious in your battle with the stones.



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