NORTHERN LIGHTS MYSTIC TOPAZ GEMSTONE


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GEMSTONE A - B
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: synthetic
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2 - 2.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAmber is very soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2 - 2.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGAmber is very soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2 - 2.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated with oils under pressure
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGAmber is very soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEHPHT, O
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2 - 2.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed/stained
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYvariable
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing. Amber is very soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2 - 2.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto alter color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITY
CARE AND HANDLINGAmber is very soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYVery Good
CARE AND HANDLINGAmethyst may fade with long exposure to direct, bright sunlight.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat. Certain stones may fade in daylight.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAmethyst may fade with long exposure to direct, bright sunlight.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color uniformity
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color uniformity
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
Note: doublets or triplets
CODEI
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTS Diffused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYAlways
STABILITYVery good
CARE AND HANDLING Normal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEDF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3 - 3.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYfair
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh usage
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYRarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGApatite is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 - 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 - 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAragonite is soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners. Aragonite is generally unsuitable for jewelry.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 - 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE C
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.0-4.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSComposite
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto enhance the appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLING
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENT n/a
FREQUENCY n/a
STABILITY n/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4.5-5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGCharoite is somewhat sensitive to heat and pressure, so avoid the use of steam cleaners and ultrasonic cleaners, as well as any prolonged exposure to direct sun light.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.0-4.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, ultrasonic cleaners, harsh household chemicals, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight and excessive heat
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.0-4.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, ultrasonic cleaners, harsh household chemicals, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight and excessive heat
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGnormal care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6-7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYunknown
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto alter color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto alter color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto alter color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto alter color
FREQUENCYunknown
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3-4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3-4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE D
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTNA
FREQUENCYNA
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODENA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTNA
FREQUENCYNA
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODENA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTNA
FREQUENCYNA
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODENA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated / heated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color and improve clarity
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEIR, H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSN/A
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE10
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGDiopside is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid sudden temperature changes and harsh chemicals.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGDiopside is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid sudden temperature changes and harsh chemicals.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 to 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSstabilization
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto increase durability
AlwaysVery good
STABILITYVery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODES
 
 
GEMSTONE E
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5-7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYvery rarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5-7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYvery rarely
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5-8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSoiled/resin infused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve clarity
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
CODE0
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 - 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTShardened polymers
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve clarity
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEP
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5-8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed with colorless polymers
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color and clarity
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 - 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTShardened polymers
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance and clarity
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEP
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 - 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSwaxed/oiled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto enhance color, clarity and stability
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid wearing emerald jewelry when working with harsh chemicals or household cleaners, such as bleach or acids. When cleaning, you can use warm soapy water and a tissue or a soft cloth. Be sure to rinse the stones well to remove all soapy residue.
CODEW
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE F
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSIrradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto enhance color, clarity and stability
FREQUENCYAlways
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEIR
 
GEMSTONE G
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care, Avoid sudden temperature changes.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALEgood to know
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 – 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 to 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
GEMSTONE H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSArtificial glass made from Ash of Mt Helens
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSArtificial glass made from Ash of Mt Helens
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSArtificial glass made from Ash of Mt Helens
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE I
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGnormal care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care and handling.
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE J
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSwaxed/oiled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid prolonged exposure to strong light, ultrasonic cleaners and harsh chemicals. May discolor over time.
CODEW
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed/stained
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYvariable
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid strong light, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 -7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSresin coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODE
 
GEMSTONE K
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid rough handling, temperature changes, chemicals, steaming, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid rough handling, temperature changes, chemicals, steaming, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid rough handling, temperature changes, chemicals, steaming, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 to 7.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo improve color and remove brownish tones
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid prolonged exposure to strong light and harsh usage
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 to 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
GEMSTONE L
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.0-5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal, gentle handling. Avoid exposure to acids, heat and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4.5 - 5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4.5 - 5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.5 - 3
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid exposure to high temperature and harsh household chemicals.
CODE
 
GEMSTONE M
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 to 4.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdying; impregnation
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color; to improve durability
FREQUENCYAlways
STABILITYVery Good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODED; I
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 - 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTScoated with colorless wax
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYfair
CARE AND HANDLINGMalachite is soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEC, W
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 - 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid chemicals, steam, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 - 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated with plastic or other hardened agents
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGMalachite is soft, so be mindful of scratching. Avoid chemicals and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEI
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5-6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid chemicals, steam, ultrasonic cleaners and exposure to strong sunlight.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE 3-4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE 3-4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid acids and chemicals
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE 6 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 -6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 -6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 -6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 -6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 - 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7.5 - 8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
GEMSTONE N - O
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSN/A
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSImpregnated with Resin
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and repolishing.
CODEI
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSoiled/resin infused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance and clarity
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYfair
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and repolishing.
CODEO
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSAssembled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and repolishing.
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5- 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid steaming, ultrasonic cleaners, harsh chemicals and abrupt temperature changes.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5- 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLING
CODEI
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYN/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid water, heat and solvents. Fire Opal is moderately soft, so be mindful of scratching.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSAssembled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid rough handling, contact with water, harsh cleaners and extreme temperatures.
CODEI
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care, Note: this rough is dyed
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: this rough is dyed
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE 5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSDyed ,impregnated, waxed/oiled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODED,I, W
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYN/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid use a steamer or ultrasonic, harsh cleaning agents, perfume, hand soap, high temperatures or sudden temperature changes; simply wipe with a clean soft cloth.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 to 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSn/a
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 to 4.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSn/a
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE P
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSn/a
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGTo be dampened from time to time in lightly salted water, never be wrapped in cotton or wool because the heat generated would add to the risk of drying out, threatening to turn the pearls brown
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.5 to 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSn/a
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal pearl care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners. a
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 to 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 to 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated, oiled/waxed
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEI, W
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSfilled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEFF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSBleaching
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo enhance durability
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 to 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
GEMSTONE Q
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTModify Hue | Improve
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid intense heat. Avoid harsh
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYVery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
Note: assemble
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: assembled
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: assembled
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CARE AND HANDLING
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeating followed by cooling and Dyeing
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTCreate crackling and color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyeing
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODECVD
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal care
CODEHE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNatural
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/a
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE4.5 - 5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSAssembled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and repolishing.
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated; heated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto induce color; to improve color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEIR; H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid heat, harsh chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: assembled
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy))
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: assembled
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7-7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYfrequently
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGGentle care. Avoid abrasions. Chipping may reveal natural color. Cannot be re-cut or re-polished. Avoid heat, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid abrasives, ultrasonic, solvents and heat.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
Note: assembled
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEA
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTriplet (two natural colorless quartz are joined together with a colored epoxy)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5-7.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSDyed
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid abrasives, ultrasonic, solvents and heat.
CODED
 
GEMSTONE R
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 - 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGRhodochrosite is soft, so be mindful of scratching and chipping.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal, gentle handling
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSoiled/resin infused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEO
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed/stained
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYpoor to fair
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid temperature changes, steaming, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood to excellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood to excellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSfissure filled/Diffused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance and Phenomena
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh chemicals, steam cleaners, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEFF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance and Phenomena
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood to excellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSfissure filled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh chemicals, steam cleaners, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEFF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 to 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
GEMSTONE S
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing/recutting.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSsurface diffused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing/re-cutting.
CODEDF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdiffused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEDF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSfilled/cobalt + lead glass
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and abrupt temperature changes.
CODEFF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYvery poor
CARE AND HANDLINGFades quickly in light or heat.
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdiffused or heated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing/re-cutting.
CODEDF, H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSfissure filled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdiffused or heated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing/re-cutting.
CODEDF, H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYVery Good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE9
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSsurface/Star diffused
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYoccasionally
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing/re-cutting.
CODEDF
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid chemicals, steam, ultrasonic cleaners and exposure to strong sunlight.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCobalt Treatment-Gamma Irradiation
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTEnhance Color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid chemicals, steam, ultrasonic cleaners and exposure to strong sunlight.
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.5 - 5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.5 - 5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated, waxed/oiled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid ultrasonic chemicals and solvents.
CODEI, W
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE2.0-4.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid scratching, ultrasonic cleaners, harsh household chemicals, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight and excessive heat
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed/stained
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGSphene requires no special care, though it is best suited for earrings and pendants due to its softness.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYfair to good
CARE AND HANDLINGSphene requires no special care, though it is best suited for earrings and pendants due to its softness.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE1.5 – 2.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSstabilized
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, chemicals, rough handling, heat, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5 to 4
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSlab created
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal, gentle handling Strontium Titanate is a soft stone, so be mindful of scratching.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, chemicals, rough handling, heat, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, chemicals, rough handling, heat, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6 - 6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid sudden temperature changes, chemicals, rough handling, heat, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5.0-5.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo create color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid rough handling, contact with water, harsh cleaners and extreme temperatures
CODEC
 
GEMSTONE T
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGCare should be taken due to Tanzanite's relative softness. Avoid ultrasonic and steam cleaners. Avoid sudden temperature changes and rough handling.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGCare should be taken due to Tanzanite's relative softness. Avoid ultrasonic and steam cleaners. Avoid sudden temperature changes and rough handling.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheating
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGCare should be taken due to Tanzanite's relative softness. Avoid ultrasonic and steam cleaners. Avoid sudden temperature changes and rough handling.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGCare should be taken due to Tanzanite's relative softness. Avoid ultrasonic and steam cleaners. Avoid sudden temperature changes and rough handling.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 to 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSNone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/A
FREQUENCYN/A
STABILITYN/A
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6-6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo enhance the durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid abrasives, ultrasonic, solvents and heat.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.0 - 7.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGnormal care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and steaming.
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSDyed
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTN/a
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYgood to very good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners, and steaming.
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSTCF (Thermal color fusion)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYfair
CARE AND HANDLINGTCF process creates a hard, scratch-resistant ceramic layer that can withstand ultrasonic, magnetic pin, and acid-bath cleaning methods and also hold up under cast-in-place techniques. He also says the treatment contains no radiation and is not harmful to the environment.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiation followed by heat (annealing)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid steaming, ultrasonic cleaners, and abrupt temperature changes.
CODEIR, H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEIR
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSirradiation followed by heat (annealing)
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto produce to blue color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYexcellent
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid steaming, ultrasonic cleaners, and abrupt temperature changes.
CODEIR, H
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated/Irradiated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto create color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCVD coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing, scratching or abrading - color coating may be chipped or scratched off.
CODECVD
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCVD coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing, scratching or abrading - color coating may be chipped or scratched off.
CODECVD
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSn/a
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGn/a
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCVD Coated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid repolishing, scratching or abrading - color coating may be chipped or scratched off.
CODECVD
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSCoated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYAlways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODEC
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 to 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 to 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto add color
FREQUENCYalways
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODE
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE7 - 7.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSheated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYstable
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYGood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid abrasives, ultrasonic, solvents and heat.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSDyed
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto enhance color
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, harsh household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODED
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSZachary process
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, harsh household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEZ
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSstabilization, Zachery process
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTimprove durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care. Avoid heat, chemicals, ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
CODES,Z
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEI
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSimpregnated, waxed/oiled
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYpoor to fair
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEI, W
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSdyed/stained
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYrarely
STABILITYpoor
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, harsh household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODED
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSstabilized
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, harsh household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODES
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSZachary process
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, harsh household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEZ
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE5 - 6
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSZachary process
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve durability and appearance
FREQUENCYcommonly
STABILITYvery good
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid hot water, harsh household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners.
CODEZ
 
GEMSTONE U - V
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE3.5-4.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGColor may fade in strong light.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid Scratching
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE1.5 - 2.0
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSnone
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGVivianite needs to be cared for by keeping it indoors and not exposing it to sunlight for too long as the UV rays will darken it, and if left out it will go completely black.
CODEn/a
 
GEMSTONE W - Z
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo enhance color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh abrasives
CODEH
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSHeated
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTTo enhance color
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid harsh abrasives and strong light.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE6.5 - 7
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSno treatment
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTn/a
FREQUENCYn/a
STABILITYn/a
CARE AND HANDLINGAvoid abrasives, ultrasonic, solvents and heat.
CODEn/a
 
MOHS HARDNESS SCALE8
POSSIBLE ENHANCEMENTSThermal Color Fusing
PURPOSE OF ENHANCEMENTto improve color
FREQUENCYusually
STABILITYgood
CARE AND HANDLINGNormal Care
CODETCF