0
   

Refractive Index : Boring but that's me

 
 
Darnet
 
Reply Tue 17 Mar, 2020 04:48 pm
If a stones refractive index is 1.76, is it undeniably a ruby?
  • Topic Stats
  • Top Replies
  • Link to this Topic
Type: Question • Score: 0 • Views: 61 • Replies: 1
No top replies

 
maxdancona
 
  1  
Reply Tue 17 Mar, 2020 06:16 pm
@Darnet,
Darnet wrote:

If a stones refractive index is 1.76, is it undeniably a ruby?


I am not a geologist (Farmerman would be able to answer this definitively I think). But I am pretty sure that the answer is no.

Different materials can have the same refractive index. I don't believe this is definitive.

0 Replies
 
 

 
  1. Forums
  2. » Refractive Index : Boring but that's me
Copyright © 2020 MadLab, LLC :: Terms of Service :: Privacy Policy :: Page generated in 0.03 seconds on 07/03/2020 at 05:19:22