The physical properties of a diamond

The physical properties of a diamond.

Cleavage. The diamond has a pronounced cleavage parallel to the octahedron faces. This is used for cutting (splitting) and grinding. When the blade applied to the diamond is lightly tapped in the direction of the cleavage plane, the diamond is split on …

Gems – Density

Among the physical properties of minerals, there are scalar and vector properties. The first are direction independent, in which they are tested in the crystal, the other, however, change depending on the direction. Przykładami własności skalarnych są gęstość i