YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet) Classification
YAG (yttrium aluminum garnet)
Colorless, Medium To Dark Bluish Green Through Yellowish Green, Medium To Dark Blue, Pink, Light To Dark Purplish Red, Orange, Yellow, Purple
Yttrium Aluminum Garnet, Alexite, Amatite, Circolite, Dia-Bud, Diamite, Diamogem, Diamonair, Diamone, Diamonite, Diamondite, Diamonte, Di'yag, Geminair, Gemonair, Kimberly, Linde Simulated Diamond, Nier-Gem, Regalair, Replique, Somerset, Triamond, YAIG, Yttrium Garnet
Negative reaction to diamond tester, OTL RI, lack of doubling, fluorescence, SG and pavilion flash.Well cut colorless stones will show mostly blue to violet pavilion flash. Stones show strong see through effect.
Misnomers: synthetic diamond; green: synthetic demantoid. Coloring elements: green (chromium), blue (cobalt), red (manganese), yellow (titanium), purple (neodymium), pink, and orange. Has no natural counterpart.