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Ceylonite and Caledonite Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
Not Available
Brittle
1.2 Solubility
none
Not Available
1.3 Durability
Not Available
Not Available
1.4 Specific Gravity
3.63-3.9
5.6-5.76
1.5 Fracture
Conchoidal, Uneven, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009)
Uneven, UnevenAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001)
1.6 Cleavage
Indistinct
[001] perfect; [100] distinct
1.7 Mohs Hardness
7.5-8
2.5-3
1.8 Chemical Composition
(Mg,Fe2+ )Al 2O 4Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012) More from other references
Pb 5Cu 2(SO 4) 3(CO 3)(OH) 6Anthony et al , Handbook of mineralogy (2001)

Ceylonite and Caledonite Chemical Formula

While comparing Ceylonite and Caledonite 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 Ceylonite and Caledonite chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Ceylonite- (Mg,Fe2+ )Al 2O 4Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012) More from other references
  • Chemical formula of Caledonite- Pb 5Cu 2(SO 4) 3(CO 3)(OH) 6Anthony et al , Handbook of mineralogy (2001)

Ceylonite and Caledonite Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Ceylonite and Caledonite Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Ceylonite and Caledonite Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Ceylonite is 5.6-5.76 whereas that of Caledonite is 5.6-5.76.

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