Gemological information for YAG
Color Colorless and a variety of other colors
Crystal structure Cubic
Refractive index 1.83
Durability Very durable
Hardness 8
Manufacturing Method Czochralski
Similar stones Diamond, Zircon, Strontium Titanate, Sphene, CZ, GGG, Synthetic Rutile, Spessartite, Demantoid
YAG care
Ultrasonic cleaning Safe
Steam cleaning Safe
Warm soapy water Safe
Chemical attack None
Light sensitivity None
Heat sensitivity None