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Sard and Rose Quartz Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Waxy
Vitreous
1.2 Pleochroism
AbsentWalter Schumann
Weak: pink pale pinkHerve Nicolas Lazzarelli
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
None
Rank: N/A (Overall)
None
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Translucent
Transparent, Translucent, Transparent to translucent
1.5 Refractive Index
1.535-1.539
1.544-1.553
1.6 Optic Character
Not Available
Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
Not Available
Hexagonal
1.8 Birefringence
0.008-0.010
0.009
1.9 Clarity
Translucent
TranslucentHerve Nicolas Lazzarelli

Sard and Rose Quartz Optic Character

Sard and Rose Quartz optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Sard and Rose Quartz Physical Properties like crystallographic symmetry, pleochroism,etc. in the crystal. Some of the optical properties are refractive index, luster, optic character, pleochroism etc. Prominent among these is Sard and Rose Quartz optic character. You might have noticed your gemologist rotating the gemstone while testing it. Rotating a gemstone along its optic axis helps in determining its optic character.

Sard and Rose Quartz Transparency

Similar to their colors, Sard and Rose Quartz transparency can also be used as criteria for their primary identification. Although transparency cannot be the only criteria for gemstone identification, it can efficiently used in gemstone grading. Talking about their transparency, Sard is Translucent while Sard is Translucent in appearance.