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Transparency

Transparency is the manner that a mineral allows to be traspassed by light, inclusions and color can affect a usually transparent minerals, there are three levels of transparency:

 

Transparent

Transparent Mineral SpecimenLuis Lyons photo

Translucent

Translucent Mineral SpecimenLuis Lyons photo

Opaque

Opaque Mineral SpecimenLuis Lyons photo