Sardonyx Stone Facts

Sardonyx Stone Facts

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Sardonyx Facts

Chemical CompositionChemical composition is Silicon Dioxide [ SiO2] .
ColoursMain colour is orange red. Other colours are yellow, brown, purple, gray, pink and green.
Band ColoursReddish brown, white, brown, black and many more.
Hardness6.5 – 7 Mohs
Specific Gravity2.65 – 2.66
Refractive IndexVaries between 1.543 to 1.554
Solid StateTranslucent to opaque
Bi-refringence0.009
PhenomenaNone
FracturesVery less
EnhancementUsually it is dyes or stained.
SourceFound worldwide. Few countries to name are India, Pakistan, USA, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Czechoslovakia and Africa.
PrecautionsAvoid sharps blows , large temperatures changes and harsh chemicals.
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