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Flint and Phlogopite Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
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Pearly
1.2 Pleochroism
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1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
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1.5 Refractive Index
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1.530-1.573
1.6 Optic Character
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1.7 Crystal System
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monoclinic
1.8 Birefringence
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0.0280-0.0450
1.9 Clarity
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Flint and Phlogopite Optic Character

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

Flint and Phlogopite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Flint and Phlogopite 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, Flint is Not Available while Flint is Not Available in appearance.