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Andradite Garnet
Andradite Garnet

dendritic agate
dendritic agate



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Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate Optical Properties

1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Adamantine
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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, Opaque, Transparent to opaque
TranslucentWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
1.5 Refractive Index
1.888-1.889
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1.6 Optic Character
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1.7 Crystal System
Isometric
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1.8 Birefringence
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1.9 Clarity
Transparent to opaque
TranslucentWalter Schumann

Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate Optic Character

Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate 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 Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate 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.

Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate Transparency

Similar to their colors, Andradite Garnet and dendritic agate 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, Andradite Garnet is Opaque, Transparent and Transparent to opaque while Andradite Garnet is Opaque, Transparent and Transparent to opaque in appearance.