GEOLOGY 115. OPTICAL PROPERITES OF GEMS. Optical properties are those which are related to the behavior of light, on, or in, a gemstone. Some of these can be seen, and even quantified, with the naked eye alone. Three such characteristics are: luster, transparency, and color. The study
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Glossary of Water Resource Terms. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A abandoned water right a water right which was not put to beneficial use for a number of years, generally five to seven years.
The principal components of bituminous coal fly ash are silica, alumina, iron oxide, and calcium, with varying amounts of carbon, as measured by the loss on ignition (LOI).