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Analcime and Calcite Physical Properties

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1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
Not Available
Brittle
1.2 Solubility
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Soluble
1.3 Durability
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Not Available
1.4 Specific Gravity
2.24-2.29
2.67-2.73
1.5 Fracture
Uneven, Subconchoidal, Uneven, Subconchoidal, Conchoidal, Brittle
Conchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Brittle, Conchoidal
1.6 Cleavage
Very poor [100]
Perfect on [10 1 1] three directions with angle of 74° 55
1.7 Mohs Hardness
5-5.5
3
1.8 Chemical Composition
NaAlSi 2O 6 · H 2OMichael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth edition (2006) More from other references
CaCO 3Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.

Analcime and Calcite Chemical Formula

While comparing Analcime and Calcite 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 Analcime and Calcite chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Analcime- NaAlSi 2O 6 · H 2OMichael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth edition (2006) More from other references
  • Chemical formula of Calcite- CaCO 3Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.

Analcime and Calcite Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Analcime and Calcite Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Analcime and Calcite Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Analcime is 2.67-2.73 whereas that of Calcite is 2.67-2.73.

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