Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (GGG) doped
Gd2Ga5O12
Chemical name
Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (GGG) doped
Mineral name
Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (GGG) doped
Chemical formula
Gd2Ga5O12
Melting point [°C]
1730
Crystal system
cubic
Unit cell
a [Å]:12.383
b [Å]:12.383
c [Å]:12.383
Frequent crystal surfaces
(100), (111)
Twinning
perfect twinning structure
Mohs hardness
7.5
Density [g/cm3]
7.09
Color
colorless
Refractive Index
n=1.970
Birefringence δ
none
Pleochroism δ
none