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Tsarstone collectors guide


Reflection

Reflection
The turning back of wave from surface, on which they are incident according to the definite law of reflection. A small part of ray 17.2% of incident light striking the surface vertically is reflected from the surface (the 17.2% is upper limit of reflected light of diamond depends on perfect plane and well polished surface where for quartz is 4.6%) back into the air but greater part refracted into the stone, which may be internally reflected from the facets within the gemstone. Generally both part of reflected light together resulting the luster for example adamantine luster by diamond.
Bibliographic details
Page title Definition of Reflection
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 04:45 UTC
Date accessed 18 December 2014 12:30 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Definition of Reflection". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 04:45 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004. Accessed December 18, 2014.
APA style
"Definition of Reflection". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 12:30, December 18, 2014, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004.
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"Definition of Reflection", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004 (last visited December 18, 2014).
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See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Definition of Reflection", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004 (The turning back of wave from surface, on which they are incident according to the definite law of reflection. A small part of ray 17.2% of incident light striking the surface vertically is reflected from the surface (the 17.2% is upper limit of reflected light of diamond depends on perfect plane and well polished surface where for quartz is 4.6%) back into the air but greater part refracted into the stone, which may be internally reflected from the facets within the gemstone. Generally both part of reflected light together resulting the luster for example adamantine luster by diamond.) (as of Dec. 18, 2014, 12:30 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Definition of Reflection". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 2010 Jul 03, 04:45 UTC.[Internet], Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide; 2010 Jul 03, 04:45 UTC [cited 2014 Dec 18]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Definition of Reflection", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004, (accessed December 18, 2014).
MLA style
"Definition of Reflection". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 04:45 UTC. 18 Dec 2014 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Definition of Reflection", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 04:45 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=GG-103-00004 [accessed 18 December 2014].
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