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Achroite and Carnallite Optical Properties

1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
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Greasy
1.2 Pleochroism
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Not Available
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
0.02
Rank: 22 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Transparent, Translucent
Not Available
1.5 Refractive Index
1.614-1.666
1.467
1.6 Optic Character
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1.7 Crystal System
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Orthorhombic
1.8 Birefringence
0.014-0.040
0.0270
1.9 Clarity
Transparent
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Achroite and Carnallite Optic Character

Achroite and Carnallite optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Achroite and Carnallite 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 Achroite and Carnallite 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.

Achroite and Carnallite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Achroite and Carnallite 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, Achroite is Translucent and Transparent while Achroite is Translucent and Transparent in appearance.

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