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Bornite and Calcite Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Not Available
Vitreous, Pearly
1.2 Pleochroism
Weak
NilArthur Thomas
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
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Transparent, Translucent
1.5 Refractive Index
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1.486-1.658
1.6 Optic Character
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Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
Orthorhombic
Trigonal
1.8 Birefringence
Not Available
0.154-0.174
1.9 Clarity
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Transparent

Bornite and Calcite Optic Character

Bornite and Calcite optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Bornite and Calcite 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 Bornite and Calcite 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.

Bornite and Calcite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Bornite and Calcite 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, Bornite is Not Available while Bornite is Not Available in appearance.

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