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Analcime and Amethyst Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Vitreous
Vitreous
1.2 Pleochroism
colorless.
None
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
0.01
Rank: 27 (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Transparent, Translucent
Transparent, Transparent to translucent
1.5 Refractive Index
1.479-1.493
1.544-1.553
1.6 Optic Character
Not Available
Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
Orthorhombic
Trigonal
1.8 Birefringence
Not Available
0.009
1.9 Clarity
Transparent
Transparent

Analcime and Amethyst Optic Character

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

Analcime and Amethyst Transparency

Similar to their colors, Analcime and Amethyst 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, Analcime is Translucent and Transparent while Analcime is Translucent and Transparent in appearance.

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