Yttrium Aluminium Garnet
Y3Al5O12
Chemical name
Yttrium Aluminium Garnet
Mineral name
YAG
Chemical formula
Y3Al5O12
Melting point [°C]
1940 / 1970
Crystal system
cubic
Unit cell
a [Å]:12.004
b [Å]:12.004
c [Å]:12.004
Molecular weight [g/mol]
593.618
Frequent crystal surfaces
(111), (100)
Mohs hardness
8.5
Density [g/cm3]
4.56
Refractive Index
n=1.8245 at 0.8 μm; n=1.81523 at 1.06 μm; n=1.8121 at 1.4 μ