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Narsarsukite and Moss Agate Optical Properties

1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Vitreous, Pearly
Not Available
1.2 Pleochroism
Weak; O = colorless to yellow; E = colorless to honey-yellow
AbsentWalter Schumann
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
None
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Transparent, Translucent
TranslucentWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
1.5 Refractive Index
1.610-1.647
1.530-1.540
1.6 Optic Character
Not Available
Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
tetragonal
Not Available
1.8 Birefringence
0.021
0.004
1.9 Clarity
Transparent
TranslucentWalter Schumann

Narsarsukite and Moss Agate Optic Character

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

Narsarsukite and Moss Agate Transparency

Similar to their colors, Narsarsukite and Moss Agate 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, Narsarsukite is Translucent and Transparent while Narsarsukite is Translucent and Transparent in appearance.