Gemstone GEM Refractometer - Gemology Gemologist
Item Description: RGM-700 Portable Gemological Refractometer - THIS UNIT DOES NOT COME WITH GEM REFRACTIVE INDEX FLUID!
Comes with instructions! Written by our staff, not converted from another language (poorly)!
Comes with a Gemstone Refractive Index Chart!
Comes in a black zipper case!
We were the first to sell these units on eBay!
Range: 1.30-1.81 Refractive Index (RI)
Resolution: +/- 0.01 RI
Accuracy: +/- 0.01 RI
Dimension: 4.5" x 1.5" x 2.5"
Weight: 400 Grams
Sturdy, Portable Design made of die cast aluminum, not plastic like the GIA ones
Perfect for the GIAStudent, Hobbyist AND Professional!
This item is an exceptional Value! Quality Unit, Right RI Fluid!
One BRAND NEW RGM-700 Portable Gemological Refractometer in a Black Vinyl Zipper Case in a sturdy hardcase. This handy little piece of equipment tests a gemstone's ability to slow down or bend light. The amount of slowing down it does to a beam of light is called the refractive index. THIS UNIT WILL HELP YOU DETERMINE WHICH GEMS ARE REAL AND WHICH ONES ARE FAKES!
THIS UNIT HAS IT'S OWN INTERNAL LIGHT SOURCE! NO FLASHLIGHT NEEDED!
This unit is helpful in Testing for Cabochons, as well as, testing for Double Refraction!
How does it work?: The refractometer works by the use of a glass hemicylinder inside that has a flat surface extending into the body of the refractometer. When light is introduced into the back of the unit, it travel through the glass hemicylinder and up to the gemstone, where the stone is in optical contact with the glass by use of a refractive index liquid. This liquid keeps air from between the stone and the glass hemicylinder and allows light to travel at the same speed through the glass, gets refracted by the gemstone, and then back through the glass hemicylinder to the viewing lens. The amount of slowing down or bending of the light that the gemstone does to the light beam, causes a light and dark area joined by a thin green line. This green line is the refractive index reading of the gemstone.
This type of unit sells for $595.00 and up at most retailers. Get yours today at Wholesale prices!
* Black Vinyl Softcase
* Polarizing Filter
* Monochromatic Light Filter
* Internal light - Standard wavelength 589nm - runs off 1.5 volt button cell batteries (included)
* Users Guide, BEGINNERS HOW-TO Guide
* NOT INCLUDED IS THE GEM REFRACTIVE INDEX FLUID! PLEASE BUY THAT ON YOUR OWN! WE HAVE A SEPARATE LISTING FOR A GEM REFRACTOMETER AND VIALS OF R.I. FLUID.
EXTRA FLUID: S&H is FREE when shipped with your Refractometer! We have several sizes to choose from! Several Refractive Index values too! Check out our eBay store at www.nisupply.com!
The RGM-700 comes with a 5 year warranty against any defects, so you can buy with total confidence. This unit is made of die cast aluminum and has a smooth finish. It is not made of plastic like the $600 units out there!
A deal is only a good deal if the quality is excellent and the seller is still around after the sale for any questions you may have!
No ones been selling Gem Refractometers longer than us on eBay!
We ship packages via US Postal's Global Priority Mail/Air Mail for $15.00 ($12.00 to Canada). It takes about 3-8 business days arrive (please note that there can be Customs delays from time to time).
Questions? Larger orders? Please e-mail us!
DO YOU NEED MORE EQUIPMENT? CHECK OUT eBay STORE AT WWW.NISUPPLY.COM FOR EVERYTHING THE GEM ENTHUSIAST NEEDS!
For inquiries about this product, please contact me at the e-mail address below.
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