Adamas Gemological Laboratory

Gemological Properties Selection Screen



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The database and parameter selection menu provides for input of observed values of gemological properties including:

 

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Gem Stone Colors


Gemstone colors are characterized with one of the following colors:

 
 


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Gemstone Transparency


Gemstone transparency is characterized with one of the following terms:


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Gemstone Luster


Gemstone luster is characterized with one of the following terms:

 


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Gemstone Fracture


Gemstone fracture is characterized with one of the following terms:

 
 


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Gemstone Dispersion


Gemstone dispersion is characterized with one of the following terms:

 




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Gemstone Phenomena


Gemstone phenomena is characterized with one of the following terms:

 


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Gemstone Pleochroism


Gemstone pleochroism is characterized with one of the following terms:

 
 


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Gemstone Optic Character


Gemstone optic character is characterized with one of the following terms:

 

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Gemstone Optic Sign


Gemstone optic sign is characterized with one of the following terms:


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Gemstone Crystal System


Gemstone crystal system is characterized with one of the following:

 




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Gemstone Crystal Class


Gemstone crystal class is characterized with one of the following classes:

 


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Gemstone Long Wave Fluorescence


Gemstone long wave fluorescence color is characterized with one of the following:

 


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Gemstone Short Wave Fluorescence


Gemstone short wave fluorescence color is characterized with one of the following:

 


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Gemstone Specific Gravity


Measurements of gemstone specific gravity are input with spinner controls. Specific gravity matching is based on the observed value plus or minus a user supplied measurement tolerance.

 


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Gemstone Hardness


Measurements of gemstone hardness are input with spinner controls. Hardness test matching is based on the observed value plus or minus a user supplied measurement tolerance.

 


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Gemstone Refractive Index


Measurements of refractive index (lowest, intermediate[beta] and highest[gamma]) are inputted with spinner controls. Refractive index matching is based on the observed value plus or minus a user supplied measurement tolerance.

 
 


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Gemstone Birefringence


Measurements of gemstone birefringence are input with spinner controls. Birefringence matching is based on the observed value plus or minus a user supplied measurement tolerance.

 



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Gemstone Apparent Two V


Measurements of biaxial gemstone apparent Two V angles are inputted with spinner controls. The mathematical conversion between apparent and true Two V Angle is automatic. Two V Angle matching is based on the observed value plus or minus a user supplied measurement tolerance.

 


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Gemstone Spectral Information


Measurements of spectral characteristics are input with spinner controls. Spectral characteristic matching is based on the observed value plus or minus a user supplied measurement tolerance.

 
 


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Gemstone Chemical Composition By Elements


Selection of one or more elements known to be present is accomplished with selection buttons. Chemical composition is checked for presence of the particular element. User may select whether all or any of the elements selected from the list have to be present to be considered a match.

 
 


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Gemstone Radioactivity


Indication of gemstone radioactivity is input with a check box. Chemical composition is checked for presence of naturally radioactive elements such as Uranium. Presence of radioactive isotopes of normal elements are not checked.

 


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Gemstone Streak Test Color


Streak test result inputs is provided by pop ups with one of the following color characteristics:

 
 


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Gemstone Cleavage


Cleavage observation input control is provided by pop ups with one of the following characteristics:



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