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Sunstone and Heliodor Optical Properties

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1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Vitreous
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1.2 Pleochroism
Weak or absentWalter Schumann
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1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
None
Rank: N/A (Overall)
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Rank: N/A (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Transparent, Translucent, Transparent to translucent
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1.5 Refractive Index
1.53-1.55
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1.6 Optic Character
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1.7 Crystal System
Triclinic
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1.8 Birefringence
0.007-0.010
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1.9 Clarity
Transparent to translucent
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Sunstone and Heliodor Optic Character

Sunstone and Heliodor optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Sunstone and Heliodor 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 Sunstone and Heliodor 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.

Sunstone and Heliodor Transparency

Similar to their colors, Sunstone and Heliodor 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, Sunstone is Translucent, Transparent and Transparent to translucent while Sunstone is Translucent, Transparent and Transparent to translucent in appearance.