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What is Beryl?

What is Beryl? Beryl is known mineral variety in gemstones. Beryl is a family name. This is formed of beryllium cyclosilicate with having formula Be₃Al₂(SiO₃)₆.   The popular varieties of Beryl

World Largest emerald ‘ Teodora” is Fake. Owner Regan Reaney Arrested

The 57,500-carat weighs 11.5 kg (25.35 lb) emerald ( the world largest, the size of a watermelon that would could fetch as much as $1.15 million But It appeared to

Testing Hardness , Toughness and Stability of Gemstones

How Gemstones durability is analysed?  Durability of gemstones helps in gems identification of particular gemstones through its particular characteristics or resistance power in particular environment in its internal structure or externally.

Testing of Gemstones for Identification through Polariscope

A polariscope is an instrument in gemology for testing of gems with single refraction, double refraction, Poly-crystalline material or ADR. Let us first tell you what is Polariscope? and how test is

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