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Optical Properties of Charlesite

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Vitreous
1.2 Pleochroism
Nearly colorless to pale golden yellow
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Not Available
1.5 Refractive Index
1.492
1.6 Optic Character
Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
Trigonal
1.8 Birefringence
Not Available
1.9 Clarity
Not Available

Charlesite Luster

Optical Properties of Charlesite are its behavioral responses towards light. While few optical properties can be identified with naked eyes, other require special instruments by the gemologists to identify them. Charlesite optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.

Charlesite luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Charlesite which is commonly found in Colorless, White, Yellow, Colorless, Yellow, pink color, It possess Vitreous luster.

Charlesite Refractive Index

Optical properties of a Charlesite crystal are responsive to the small changes in composition and strain within its crystalline structure. Absolute diligence is therefore necessary during cutting and polishing of the gemstone. All such optical properties are majorly influenced by Physical Properties of Charlesite.

As we are well aware, refractive index is the phenomenon which is related to bending of light through a medium (crystal). It is used in qualitative analysis of gemstones by gemologists Besides, few gemstones exhibit property of dual refractive indices. This dual nature is known as Birefringence. The value of Charlesite refractive index is 1.492. So if you are searching for prominent Yellow Gemstones, Charlesite gem is something not miss on, since it has been a favorite pick in the gem wearing community.