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Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
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1.2 Solubility
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1.3 Durability
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1.4 Specific Gravity
3.16-3.23
2.55-2.70
1.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, Uneven, Conchoidal, Brittle, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Conchoidal to uneven
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1.6 Cleavage
[0001] indistinct, [1010] indistinct
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1.7 Mohs Hardness
5
6.5-7
1.8 Chemical Composition
Ca 5(PO 4) 3(F,OH,Cl)Walter Schumann , Gemstones of the world (2001) More from other references
SiO 2Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)

Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope Chemical Formula

While comparing Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope 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 Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Apatite- Ca 5(PO 4) 3(F,OH,Cl)Walter Schumann , Gemstones of the world (2001) More from other references
  • Chemical formula of Bloodstone Heliotrope- SiO 2Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)

Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Apatite and Bloodstone Heliotrope Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Apatite is 2.55-2.70 whereas that of Bloodstone Heliotrope is 2.55-2.70.

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