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INVESTIGATIONS

Stone

RI min

RI max

Biref min

Biref max

Dens min

Dens max

Colour

Locality

Info

nx min

nx max

ny min

ny max

nz min

nz max

Spectrum

UVS

UVL

Reference

Väyrynenite

1.639

1.665

0.026

0.026

3.23

3.23

pinkish orange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

weak general absorptions at 400-440nm and 660-700nm, strong band at 415nm, weaker band from 540-560nm

inert

inert

Gems & Gemology 1994 summer, p121

Väyrynenite

1.64

1.663

0.023

0.023

3.22

3.22

 

Sassi, Gilgit, Pakistan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gems & Gemology 2006 spring p75

Väyrynenite

1.64

1.67

0.028

0.028

3.2

3.25

orangy pink

Laghman Province, Afghanistan

chelsea : none

1.64

1.64

 

 

1.67

1.67

line at 413, weak bands at 435, 465, 505 and 565nm

inert

inert

Gems & Gemology 2006 summer, p184-185

 

TABLES

Stone

RI min

RI max

Biref min

Biref max

Dens min

Dens max

nx min

 nx max

ny min

ny max

nz min

nz max

Reference

Väyrynenite

1.638

1.667

0.026

0.026

3.183

3.23

1.638

1.659

1.658

1.661

1.664

1.667

Joel Arem, Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones, 1987 

Väyrynenite

1.638

1.668

0.028

0.028

3.23

3.23

1.638

1.640

1.660

1.662

1.666

1.668

Gemmological Tables, Ulrich Henn, 2004 

Väyrynenite

1.638

1.667

0.026

0.026

3.18

3.22

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.gemmology.be 

Väyrynenite

1.638

1.67

0.023

0.028

3.18

3.23

1.638

1.649

1.658

1.662

1.664

1.670

http://www.geminterest.com 

Väyrynenite

1.638

1.667

0.026

0.028

3.18

3.25

1.638

1.659

1.658

1.661

1.664

1.667

Tables of Gemstone Identification, Roger Dedeyn, Ivo Quintens, 2007 

Väyrynenite

1.639

1.667

0.026

0.026

3.23

3.23

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gems, R Webster, 5th edition 1994 

 

CAUSE OF COLOUR

 

MINERAL INCLUSIONS

 

LOCALITIES

STONE

LOCALITIES

REFERENCE

Väyrynenite

 

Sassi (Sasi; Sasli)

Gilgit District

Pakistan

Gems & Gemology 2006 spring p75

 

CHEMICAL DATA (%)