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Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite 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
3.80
2.74-2.76
1.5 Fracture
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UnevenAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001), UnevenAnthony et al, Handbook of mineralogy (2001), Uneven
1.6 Cleavage
Not Available
{010} Perfect, {001} Distinct
1.7 Mohs Hardness
8
3.5-4
1.8 Chemical Composition
(Mg,Fe)Al 2O 4Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012)
Fe3+ PO 4 · 2H 2OAnthony et al , Handbook of Mineralogy (2001)

Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite Chemical Formula

While comparing Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite 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 Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Pleonaste- (Mg,Fe)Al 2O 4Gemdat.org , Management Team (2012)
  • Chemical formula of Phosphosiderite- Fe3+ PO 4 · 2H 2OAnthony et al , Handbook of Mineralogy (2001)

Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Pleonaste and Phosphosiderite Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Pleonaste is 2.74-2.76 whereas that of Phosphosiderite is 2.74-2.76.