• dichroic scapolite prism

    Scapolite – Natural, Other, Yellow

    This scapolite prism shows its dark orangey C-axis color on the top face and its straw yellow color from the side (the A-axis, at 90° to the C-axis). This prism was cut to show both colors in the same piece. 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 StateOther
    Photo pleochroismDichroic (2 colors)