Synthetic Organization : ZrSiO4 [Zirconium Silicate]
Hardness : 7.5
Particular Gravity (Thickness) : 4.60 – 4.70 (g/cm3)
Refractive File : 1.925 – 2.015 Uniaxial ( + )
Zircon is an excellent jewel when appropriately cut since its scattering is high, near a Diamond’s. Zircon is found in an assortment of hues including blue, green, yellow, red, dark colored and dry. Blue is the most well known shading and must be created by warming rosy darker gems. Green Zircon might be somewhat radioactive on the off chance that it contains Uranium or Thorium.
Zircon stone is regularly mistaken for the manufactured jewel simulant Cubic Zirconia. Cubic Zirconia’s recipe is ZrO2 (zirconium oxide) and Zircon is ZrSiO4 (zirconium silicate). Zircon has likewise been utilized as a jewel simulant and takes after Precious stone in radiance and fire. Dull Zircon may even be mixed up for a Precious stone by experienced goldsmiths. Zircon is an appealing and moderate gemstone and is the December birthstone.
Zircon is a generally circulated mineral, however fine precious stones are moderately uncommon.