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Abalone and Bowenite Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
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Waxy, Silky, Resinous, Greasy
1.2 Pleochroism
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1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
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TranslucentHerve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010)
1.5 Refractive Index
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1.530-1.575
1.6 Optic Character
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1.7 Crystal System
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1.8 Birefringence
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1.9 Clarity
Translucent
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Abalone and Bowenite Optic Character

Abalone and Bowenite optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Abalone and Bowenite Physical Properties like crystallographic symmetry, pleochroism,etc. in the crystal. Some of the optical properties are refractive index, luster, optic character, pleochroism etc. Prominent among these is Abalone and Bowenite optic character. You might have noticed your gemologist rotating the gemstone while testing it. Rotating a gemstone along its optic axis helps in determining its optic character.

Abalone and Bowenite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Abalone and Bowenite transparency can also be used as criteria for their primary identification. Although transparency cannot be the only criteria for gemstone identification, it can efficiently used in gemstone grading. Talking about their transparency, Abalone is Not Available while Abalone is Not Available in appearance.

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