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Beryl and Aegirine Physical Properties

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1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
Brittle
Brittle
1.2 Solubility
Not Available
Not Available
1.3 Durability
Not Available
Not Available
1.4 Specific Gravity
2.60-2.90
3.50-3.60
1.5 Fracture
Uneven, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Conchoidal, Irregular, Uneven, Gems, Brittle
Uneven, Brittle, Metallic, Brittle, Metallic, Brittle, Metallic
1.6 Cleavage
Imperfect on {0001}
Good on {110}, (110) ^ (1 1 0) ≈87°; parting on {100}
1.7 Mohs Hardness
7.5-8
6
1.8 Chemical Composition
Be3Al2Si6O18
(Na,Fe,Ca)Si 2O 6Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.

Beryl and Aegirine Chemical Formula

While comparing Beryl and Aegirine 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 Beryl and Aegirine chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Beryl- Be3Al2Si6O18
  • Chemical formula of Aegirine- (Na,Fe,Ca)Si 2O 6Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.

Beryl and Aegirine Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Beryl and Aegirine Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Beryl and Aegirine Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Beryl is 3.50-3.60 whereas that of Aegirine is 3.50-3.60.

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