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Alexandrite and Anyolite Optical Properties

1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Vitreous
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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
Transparent, Transparent to nearly opaque
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1.5 Refractive Index
1.739-1.770
1.695
1.6 Optic Character
Biaxial/+
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1.7 Crystal System
Orthorhombic
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1.8 Birefringence
0.007-0.010
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1.9 Clarity
Transparent
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Alexandrite and Anyolite Optic Character

Alexandrite and Anyolite optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Alexandrite and Anyolite 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 Alexandrite and Anyolite 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. Alexandrite has Biaxial/+ character.

Alexandrite and Anyolite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Alexandrite and Anyolite 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, Alexandrite is Transparent and Transparent to nearly opaque while Alexandrite is Transparent and Transparent to nearly opaque in appearance.