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Barite Vs Hematite

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Not Available, Southern and central Africa
Southern and central Africa
1.2 Color
White, Colorless, Yellow, Green, Blue, Reddish, Brown, Red, Brown
Black, Reddish, gray, Red
1.3 Streak
White
Black, Brown, Reddish, Red
1.4 For which Rashi?
Aquarius
Aries, Aquarius, Aries, Aquarius, Aries, Aquarius
1.5 Planet
Uranus
Saturn
1.6 Element of Planets
Not Available
Not Available
1.7 How to Wear?
1.7.1 Finger
Not Available
Not Available
1.7.2 Ring Metal
Not Available
Not Available
1.8 Energy
Receptive, Projective
Projective
1.9 Deities
Cronos
Mars
1.10 Not to wear with
Not Available
Not Available
1.11 Powers
Not Available
Healing
1.12 Birthstone
1.12.1 Planetary
Not Available
Not Available
1.12.2 Talisman
Not Available
Not Available
2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
Not Available
Brittle
2.2 Solubility
Not Available
Not Available
2.3 Durability
Not Available
Not Available
2.4 Specific Gravity
4.48
5.00-5.30
2.5 Fracture
Uneven
Uneven, Uneven, ConchoidalWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001) More from other references, Conchoidal, Brittle
2.6 Cleavage
{010} Perfect, {210} Perfect, {010} Imperfect
None, may show partings on {0001} and {10 1 1}
2.7 Mohs Hardness
3-3.5
6
2.8 Chemical Composition
BaSO4
Fe 2O 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Vitreous
Not Available
3.2 Pleochroism
colorless.
O = brownish red; E = yellowish red
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
Not Available
OpaqueHerve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010) More from other references
3.5 Refractive Index
Not Available
2.690-3.220
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
Not Available
3.7 Crystal System
Orthorhombic
Trigonal
3.8 Birefringence
Not Available
0.280
3.9 Clarity
Not Available
OpaqueHerve Nicolas Lazzarelli
4 Benefits
4.1 Physical
4.1.1 Neurological
Not Available
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4.1.2 Cardiovascular
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4.1.3 Respiratory
Not Available
Not Available
4.1.4 Reproductive
Not Available
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4.1.5 Digestive
Not Available
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4.2 Psychology
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4.3 Healing
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4.4 Qualities Associated
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Barite Vs Hematite Fracture

Fracture is an important parameter when you compare Barite and Hematite Physical Properties. It is necessary to understand the significance of these properties, before you compare Barite Vs Hematite fracture. Whenever a gemstone chip breaks, it leaves a characteristic line along its breakage. Such lines are known as fracture and are used to identify the gemstones in their initial stages of production when they are in the form of rough minerals. Fracture is usually described with the terms “fibrous” and “splintery” to denote a fracture that usually leaves elongated and sharp edges. Fracture observed in Barite is Uneven. Hematite fracture is Brittle, Conchoidal, ConchoidalWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001) More from other references, Uneven and Uneven.

Barite Vs Hematite Luster

A primary knowledge about Barite vs Hematite luster is useful in apparent identifications of these gemstones. Luster is the measure of light that gets reflected when incident on a finished cut gemstone. There are two major types of lusters: Silky and Adamantine. Since luster varies between two crystals of even the same gemstone, luster is limited to basic identification criteria. Barite exhibits Vitreous luster.