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Almandine and Ajoite Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Greasy, Vitreous
Vitreous
1.2 Pleochroism
None
X: very light bluish green; Y and Z: brilliant bluish green
1.3 Dispersion
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0.03
Rank: 15 (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
Not Available
1.5 Refractive Index
1.770-1.820
1.550
1.6 Optic Character
Not Available
Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
cubic
Triclinic
1.8 Birefringence
Not Available
0.091
1.9 Clarity
TransparentUlrich Henn and Claudio C. Milisenda
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Almandine and Ajoite Optic Character

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

Almandine and Ajoite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Almandine and Ajoite 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, Almandine is Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references while Almandine is Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references in appearance.

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