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Titanite and Chalcedony Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
Not Available
Not Available
1.2 Solubility
Not Available
Soluble
1.3 Durability
Not Available
Not Available
1.4 Specific Gravity
3.48-3.60
2.55-2.70
1.5 Fracture
Sub-Conchoidal, Conchoidal, Brittle
Uneven, Splintery, Conchoidal, Uneven, Splintery, Conchoidal, UnevenWalter Schumann
1.6 Cleavage
Distinct on [110], parting on {221}
Absent
1.7 Mohs Hardness
5-5.5
6.5-7
1.8 Chemical Composition
Not Available
SiO2

Titanite and Chalcedony Chemical Formula

While comparing Titanite and Chalcedony 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 Titanite and Chalcedony chemical formula.

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  • Chemical formula of Chalcedony- SiO2

Titanite and Chalcedony Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Titanite and Chalcedony Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Titanite and Chalcedony Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Titanite is 2.55-2.70 whereas that of Chalcedony is 2.55-2.70.