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Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite Physical Properties

1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
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Brittle
1.2 Solubility
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1.3 Durability
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1.4 Specific Gravity
4.55
3.53-3.65
1.5 Fracture
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Splintery, Brittle, Metallic
1.6 Cleavage
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[100] perfect [010] imperfect with 79° angle between
1.7 Mohs Hardness
8-8.5
4-7
1.8 Chemical Composition
Y 3Al 5O 12Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.
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Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite Chemical Formula

While comparing Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite 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 Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite chemical formula.

  • Chemical formula of Yttrium Aluminium Garnet- Y 3Al 5O 12Ulrich Henn and Claudio C.
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Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Yttrium Aluminium Garnet and Kyanite Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Yttrium Aluminium Garnet is 3.53-3.65 whereas that of Kyanite is 3.53-3.65.