• dichroic scapolite viewed from the side

    Scapolite – Natural, Rough, Yellow

    Viewed from the side through a dichroscope, this scapolite shows both its dichroic colors, one on each side of the center line. Photo © Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA. Used with permission.

    Article: Dichroscope Guide for Gemologists

    Credit: Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA

    Natural or man madeNatural
    Gem StateRough
    ColorYellow, Colorless
    Photo pleochroismDichroic (2 colors)