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April 15 eNews Mini-Quiz


Inclusions can effect a gems specific gravity, a) True b) False?


A - True


a) true



a true


a true


True. Any item that has air bubbles in it really causes inaccurate results. It makes the item more buoyant, thus appearing less dense in the SG measurement.


For example gas bubbles or tiny pyrite inclusion can affect a gem specific gravity