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 Post subject: Solution for ruby analysis
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:19 am 
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Hi,
With an 1.76 réfractive index for a ruby, I am wondering what liquid solution of a similar index is used for analysis.
Does someone have the answer?
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 Post subject: Re: Solution for ruby analysis
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 12:40 pm 
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Methylene iodide.


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 Post subject: Re: Solution for ruby analysis
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:17 pm 
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Thank you!


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 Post subject: Re: Solution for ruby analysis
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Thank you Barbra. I have received and ‘played’ with dodimethane on rubies, and it works just fine. I am now looking forward at taking pictures of my rubies to share with group (see my other post)
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Yes, it works like a charm.
Take care with it. If you get it on your hands wash it off.
It is very toxic.


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