Optical Properties of Pyroxmangite

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
1.2 Pleochroism
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1.3 Dispersion
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1.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
1.5 Refractive Index
1.6 Optic Character
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1.7 Crystal System
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1.8 Birefringence
1.9 Clarity
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Pyroxmangite Luster

Optical Properties of Pyroxmangite 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. Pyroxmangite optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.

Pyroxmangite luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Pyroxmangite which is commonly found in Red, pink, rose, Brown color, is Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references in nature. It possess Vitreous luster.

Pyroxmangite Refractive Index

Optical properties of a Pyroxmangite 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 Pyroxmangite.

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 Pyroxmangite refractive index is 1.735-1.756. Birefringence value for this gem is 0.017-0.019. So if you are searching for prominent Red Gemstones, Pyroxmangite gem is something not miss on, since it has been a favorite pick in the gem wearing community.