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Phosphosiderite and Pearl 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
2.74-2.76
2.60-2.85
1.5 Fracture
UnevenAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001), UnevenAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001), Uneven
Gemstones of the world (2001), UnevenWalter Schumann, Gemstones of the world (2001)
1.6 Cleavage
{010} Perfect, {001} Distinct
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1.7 Mohs Hardness
3.5-4
2.5-4.5
1.8 Chemical Composition
Fe3+ PO 4 · 2H 2OAnthony et al , Handbook of Mineralogy (2001)
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Phosphosiderite and Pearl Chemical Formula

While comparing Phosphosiderite and Pearl 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 Phosphosiderite and Pearl chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Phosphosiderite- Fe3+ PO 4 · 2H 2OAnthony et al , Handbook of Mineralogy (2001)
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Phosphosiderite and Pearl Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Phosphosiderite and Pearl Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Phosphosiderite and Pearl Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Phosphosiderite is 2.60-2.85 whereas that of Pearl is 2.60-2.85.