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Reply To: Gemstone Identification Natural verses Man-Made

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jleearnold
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As You can tell By my freshly uploaded self portrait I have issues with my eyes – LOL
Thank you for your honest replies it forced me to repeat my testing

First thing I did was order a Computerized Refractive Index Meter to take my Eyesight out of the equation – Wish I could afford a computerized Spectroscope

Here is what I found and my conclusions
Shape – Oval
Weight – 19.95 Carats
Color – Blue Changing to clear
Hardness – 7-7.5
Specific Gravity/Density 2.59
RI – 1.546
Color Of Streak – White

Conclusion – Iolite


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