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Pearl and Moonstone Physical Properties

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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
2.60-2.85
2.56-2.60
1.5 Fracture
Gemstones of the world (2001), UnevenWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
Uneven, Uneven, ConchoidalWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
1.6 Cleavage
none
2,1 basal ; 2,1 prismatic ; 3,1 pinacoidal
1.7 Mohs Hardness
2.5-4.5
6-6.5
1.8 Chemical Composition
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Plagioclase Feldspar s: (Na,Ca)Al1-2Si3-2O8 Orthoclase Feldspar : KAlSi3O8

Pearl and Moonstone Chemical Formula

While comparing Pearl and Moonstone 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 Pearl and Moonstone chemical formula.

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  • Chemical formula of Moonstone- Plagioclase Feldspar s: (Na,Ca)Al1-2Si3-2O8 Orthoclase Feldspar : KAlSi3O8

Pearl and Moonstone Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Pearl and Moonstone Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Pearl and Moonstone Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Pearl is 2.56-2.60 whereas that of Moonstone is 2.56-2.60.