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Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
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1.2 Solubility
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1.3 Durability
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1.4 Specific Gravity
2.90-3.40
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1.5 Fracture
Uneven, Uneven, ConchoidalWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
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1.6 Cleavage
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1.7 Mohs Hardness
7-7.5
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1.8 Chemical Composition
Na(Li 1.5Al 1.5)Al 6(Si 6O 18)(BO 3) 3(OH) 3(OH)Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012) Formula given for elbaite.
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Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass Chemical Formula

While comparing Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass physical properties, the important data you should know is its chemical composition. Since chemical formula defines the molecular structure of the crystal, most of the physical properties like color, tenacity, solubility are governed by Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Achroite- Na(Li 1.5Al 1.5)Al 6(Si 6O 18)(BO 3) 3(OH) 3(OH)Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012) Formula given for elbaite.
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Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Achroite and Libyan Desert Glass Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Achroite is 2 whereas that of Libyan Desert Glass is 2.

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