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This Review contains major "Zircon"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.
- Zircon is a natural mineral, zirconium silicate, and is found in a range of colors, including white, blue, yellow, orange, brown, rose and green.
- Zircon (including hyacinth or yellow zircon) is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates.
- Zircon is a common and widespread accessory mineral in all types of igneous rocks and detrital deposits derived from these rocks.
- Zircon is a coproduct or byproduct of the mining and processing of heavy-mineral sands for the titanium minerals, ilmenite and rutile, or tin minerals.
- Zircon (from Persian: sarkun, golden) is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates.
- This partially disrupts the crystal structure and explains the highly variable properties of zircon.
- The letters in ZTR stand for 3 common minerals found in ultra-weathered sediments: Zircon, Tourmaline, and Rutile.
- Zircon is regarded as the traditional birthstone for December.
- Fujimaki, H. (1986). Partition coefficients of Hf, Zr, and REE between zircon, apatite, and liquid.
- Hindu poets tell of the Kalpa Tree, the ultimate gift to the gods, a glowing tree covered in gemstone fruit with leaves of zircon.
- Hafnium is found widely distributed in nature, usually in association with zirconium minerals such as zircon.
- Heavy accessory minerals (tourmaline and zircon) are not coated with iron oxide, and are not etched, as are most of the quartz grains.
- The oldest object to be discovered on Earth is a tiny grain of Zircon, 4.3 billion years old.
- The pervasive occurrence of zircon has become more important since the discovery of radiometric dating.
- Zircon For the spy satellite of this codename see Zircon (satellite).
- J [ top] Jacinth - Jacinth is a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone.
- Stone's names: The orange variety of zircon is called jacinth.
- Large zircon crystals are seldom abundant.
- Zircon grains in the Jack Hills, Narryer Terrane have been dated at ~4.27 Ga, with one detrital zircon dated as old as 4.4 Ga.
- Description: ZrSiO 4 Zircon is a silicate mineral, zirconium silicate.
- Heavy mineral spectra contain chrome spinel, glaucophane, chloritoid, epidote, and garnet, as well as zircon, tourmaline, and rutile.
- Cassiterite, ilmenite, zircon and rutile are lighter heavy minerals which are distributed in a broader variety of depositional settings.
- Round stones are often given a "zircon" cut which is similar to a standard round brilliant cut with an extra tier of facets at the culet.
- The lost of luster on a Zircon stone is said to warn of danger.
- Mystical power: Zircon supposedly helps one be more at peace with oneself.
- In the middle ages, zircon was said to aid sleep, bring prosperity, and promote honor and wisdom in its owner.
- In the Middle Ages, zircon was thought to induce sleep, promote riches, honor, wisdom, and drive away plagues and evil spirits.
- Blue zircon can be found in a range of blue tones from very pale to a saturated medium blue.
- The formation of metamorphic zircon by solid-state recrystallization is probably common to high-grade terranes worldwide.
- Finch and Hanchar (Chapter 1) review the structure of zircon and other mineral (and synthetic) phases with the zircon structure.
- Unfortunately, many consumers suffer from a strange misconception that zircon is a synthetic or artificial stones, rather than a natural creation.
- In addition to this, the use of zircon as a cheap diamond rip-off has led many people to believe that zircon is synthetic or some kind of fake.
- Semi-Precious Stones: Natural zircon, white topaz and white sapphire.
- Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam also produce Zircon as a byproduct of corundum mining.
- From the stone history: Zircon has been around in jewelry for hundreds of years.
- But not all brown zircon will turn blue when heated; only some zircon has the right physical structure to turn blue when heated.
- Blue zircon, the most popular color, is produced by heat treatment of brown zircon.
- Zircon is believed to provide the wearer with wisdom, honor and riches.
- During the Middle Ages, zircon was believed to contain remedial power, protecting the wearer from diseases and banishing insomnia.
- Sands currently used in steel mill ladles are mostly silica, zircon and chromite based.
- Zircon stone is very bright as in many beautiful colors.
- The name probably comes from the Persian word 'zargun', which means 'gold-colored', although zircon comes in a wide range of different colors.
- Quartz is associated most commonly with Aegirine and Potassium Feldspar, as well as Zircon.
- The Ageririne is often associated with small white Microcline Feldspar crystals or beige doubly terminated Zircon crystals.
- Zircon a mineral that is a common accessory phase in all types of igneous rocks.
- Zircon, apatite and magnetite are always present in rhyolites, their crystals being often beautifully perfect though never large.
- The presence and relative abundance of accessory minerals such as oxides, sulfides, apatite, and zircon are noted.
- Recent testing of a zircon, at 4.4 billion years old the world's oldest rock, suggests rocks which formed at temperatures low enough for liquid water.
- Thailand is rich in precious stones, with a natural abundance of rubies, sapphires, zircon, onyx, jade and opal.
- Some translucent stones include diamond, zircon, emerald, rock crystal, and ruby.
- The zircon is as brilliant as the diamond, yet not precious.
- Zircon can be distinguished from diamond by it's double refraction and by wear and tear of it's edges, as compared to diamond which is very much harder.
- Zircon resembles diamond in luster and fire and colorless zircons have been mistaken for diamonds by experienced jewelers.
- Zircon is the most brilliant of all colored gemstone (only thus could it be misused as an imitation for diamonds).
- The difference between the two types results from the decay of uranium and thorium that are naturally present in zircon.
- Actinolite, albite, apatite grp., biotite, cancrinite, catapleiite, corundum, fluorite, garbet grp., microcline, nepheline, sodalite, zircon.
- Smaller amounts of chlorite, epidote, zircon and apatite also occur.
- These two types of zircon are separated by their difference in refractive index and specific gravity.
- Calcite, peridot, zircon, tourmaline, and titanite are doubly-refractive stones.
- The natural color of zircon varies between colorless, yellow-golden, red, brown, blue, and green.
* Accessory Mineral
* Accessory Minerals
* Associated Minerals
* Common Accessory Mineral
* Common Accessory Minerals
* Crystal Structure
* Cubic Zirconia
* Heavy Minerals
* High Refractive Index
* Minor Amounts
* Radiation Damage
* Refractive Indices
* Relatively Low Cost
* Tetragonal System
* Western Australia
* Zirconium Oxide
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