adularescence


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adularescence

[‚aj·ə·lə′res·əns]
(optics)
A certain type of white or bluish light seen in a gemstone (usually adularia) as it is turned.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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24, as museum docent and gemologist Sakina Bharani discusses the light effects in gems that create phenomena such as stars, cat's eyes, adularescence and aventurescence.
Sakina Bharani, gemologist and museum docent, will discuss the different light effects in gems that create beautiful and rare phenomena such as stars, cat's eyes, adularescence, aventurescence and more.