Cristinite

A trade name for an artificial glass produced in Australia marketed as a new inexpensive gem material.

Cristinite is available in a range of colours.
General Information
A variety or type of:Glass
Physical Properties of Cristinite
Mohs Hardness6.5 to 7
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Specific Gravity2.6 to 3.6
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Optical Properties of Cristinite
Refractive Index1.61 to 1.63
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Colour
TransparencyTransparent
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LustreVitreous
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Further Information
Mineral information:Cristinite information at mindat.org
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