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Villiaumite and Albite Optical Properties

1 Optical Properties
1.1 Luster
Not Available
Vitreous, Pearly
1.2 Pleochroism
Yellow to pink/deep carmineMichael O’Donoghue
colorless.
1.3 Dispersion
Albite Optical ..
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
1.00
Rank: 1 (Overall)
Fluorite Optical Properties
1.4 Transparency
Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references
Transparent, Translucent
1.5 Refractive Index
1.328-1.332
1.525-1.542
1.6 Optic Character
Not Available
Not Available
1.7 Crystal System
Not Available
Triclinic
1.8 Birefringence
Not Available
0.008-0.011
1.9 Clarity
TransparentUlrich Henn and Claudio C. Milisenda
Transparent

Villiaumite and Albite Optic Character

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

Villiaumite and Albite Transparency

Similar to their colors, Villiaumite and Albite 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, Villiaumite is Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references while Villiaumite is Gemmological Tables (2004) More from other references in appearance.

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