Yttrium Iron Garnet
Y3Fe5O12
Chemical name
Yttrium Iron Garnet
Mineral name
YIG
Chemical formula
Y3Fe5O12
Melting point [°C]
1555
Crystal system
cubic
Space Group
La3d
Unit cell
a [Å]:12,376
b [Å]:12,376
c [Å]:12,376
Molecular weight [g/mol]
737,95
Frequent crystal surfaces
(100), (110), (111), (112)
Twinning
twinnfree
Mohs hardness
6,0-7,5
Density [g/cm3]
5,11
Fracture / Tenacity
shell like
Color
brown to black
Streak
white transparent
Transparency
transparent
Refractive Index
2,2 @ 1310 nm
Other
1780 Gauss saturation