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Calcite Vs Ruby

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1 Astrology
1.1 Origin
Mexico
Burma, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Madagascar, Tanzania, Kenya
1.2 Color
White, Colorless, White, pink, Yellow, Brown
Red, pink, Red
1.3 Streak
White
White
1.4 For which Rashi?
Cancer
Leo, Scorpio, Cancer, Sagittarius, Leo, Scorpio, Cancer, Sagittarius, Leo, Scorpio, Cancer, Sagittarius
1.5 Planet
Sun
Mars
1.6 Element of Planets
Earth, Sun
Not Available
1.7 How to Wear?
1.7.1 Finger
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Ring Finger
1.7.2 Ring Metal
Not Available
Gold, Copper, Gold, Copper
1.8 Energy
Receptive
Projective
1.9 Deities
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Buddha, Krishna
1.10 Not to wear with
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Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Gomedh, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Gomedh
1.11 Powers
Spirituality, Healing
Wealth, Joy
1.12 Birthstone
1.12.1 Planetary
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1.12.2 Talisman
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Pisces
2 Physical Properties
2.1 Tenacity
Brittle
Brittle
2.2 Solubility
Soluble
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2.3 Durability
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2.4 Specific Gravity
2.67-2.73
3.97-4.05
2.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Brittle, Conchoidal
Conchoidal
2.6 Cleavage
Perfect on [10 1 1] three directions with angle of 74° 55
No true cleavage
2.7 Mohs Hardness
3
9
2.8 Chemical Composition
CaCO 3Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.
Al 2 O 3
3 Optical Properties
3.1 Luster
Vitreous, Pearly
Vitreous, Adamantine, Vitreous, Adamantine
3.2 Pleochroism
NilArthur Thomas
Strong: purplish-red
3.3 Dispersion
Albite
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
0.02
Rank: 21 (Overall)
Fluorite
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3.4 Transparency
Transparent, Translucent
Transparent, Translucent, Transparent to opaque
3.5 Refractive Index
1.486-1.658
1.762-1.778
3.6 Optic Character
Not Available
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3.7 Crystal System
Trigonal
Trigonal
3.8 Birefringence
0.154-0.174
0.008
3.9 Clarity
Transparent
Transparent
4 Benefits
4.1 Physical
4.1.1 Neurological
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4.1.2 Cardiovascular
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4.1.3 Respiratory
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4.1.4 Reproductive
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4.1.5 Digestive
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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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Calcite Vs Ruby Fracture

Fracture is an important parameter when you compare Calcite and Ruby Physical Properties. It is necessary to understand the significance of these properties, before you compare Calcite Vs Ruby 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 Calcite is Brittle, Conchoidal, Conchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009) and Gemstones (2009). Ruby fracture is Conchoidal.

Calcite Vs Ruby Luster

A primary knowledge about Calcite vs Ruby 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. Calcite exhibits Pearly and Vitreous luster. Ruby, on other hand, exhibits Adamantine, Adamantine, Vitreous and Vitreous luster.

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