Laserblue Value, Price, and Jewelry Information


Laserblue synthetic glass
“Laserblue” synthetic glass: 16.04 cts. Photo © Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA. Used with permission.

Laserblue Value

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Laserblue Information

DataValue
NameLaserblue
Is a Variety ofGlass
Crystallography Amorphous
Colors Blue
Polish Luster Vitreous
Fracture Luster Vitreous
Fracture Conchoidal
Toughness Poor
Cleavage None
Stone SizesTo very large
Heat SensitivityYes
Enhancements None
Special Care InstructionsThis is a rare glass. It is brittle, hard to cut and easy to chip.
Transparency Transparent
UV LongIntense blue
UV ShortStrong blue
Absorption Spectrum Strong line 630 nm general absorption 540 – 550 nm
Phenomena None
Identifying Characteristics Always a pure blue with medium to deep tone. Typical glass inclusions, bubbles and swirl marks. Extraordinary hardness for glass at 6.5
FormulaBorosilicate + Cu