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Kashmir sapphire and Almandine Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
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1.2 Solubility
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1.3 Durability
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1.4 Specific Gravity
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3.95-4.30
1.5 Fracture
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Conchoidal, Brittle, Conchoidal, Brittle, Conchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Brittle, Conchoidal
1.6 Cleavage
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none
1.7 Mohs Hardness
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7-7.5
1.8 Chemical Composition
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Fe 3Al 2(SiO 4) 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)

Kashmir sapphire and Almandine Chemical Formula

While comparing Kashmir sapphire and Almandine 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 Kashmir sapphire and Almandine chemical formula.

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  • Chemical formula of Almandine- Fe 3Al 2(SiO 4) 3Arthur Thomas , Gemstones (2009)

Kashmir sapphire and Almandine Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Kashmir sapphire and Almandine Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Kashmir sapphire and Almandine Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Kashmir sapphire is 3.95-4.30 whereas that of Almandine is 3.95-4.30.

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