Specific Gravity Chart

MineralSpecific Gravity
Stibiotantalite7.50 (± .30)
Cassiterite6.95 (± .08)
Scheelite6.12
Zincite5.7
Hematite5.20 (± .08)
Strontium titanate5.13 (± .02)
Pyrite5.00 (± .10)
Marcasite4.85 (± .05)
Zircon (high)4.70 (± .03)
Zircon (medium)4.32 (± .25)
Gahnite4.55
Smithsonite4.30 (± .10)
Rutile4.26 (± .02)
Spessartite4.15 (± .03)
Alamandite4.05 (± .12)
Sphalerite4.05 (± .02)
Painite4.01
Gahnospinel4.01 (± .40)
Zircon (low)4.00 (± .07)
Corundum4.00 (± .03)
Malachite3.95 (- .07, + .15)
Anatase3.9
Andradite3.84 (± .03)
Rhodolite3.84 (± .10)
Azurite3.80 (- .50, + .07)
Pyrope3.78 (- .16, + .09)
Chrysoberyl3.73 (± .02)
Staurolite3.71 (± .06)
Rhodochrosite3.7
Synthetic Spinel3.65 (- .12, + .02)
Benitoite3.64 (± .03)
Kyanite3.62 (± .06)
Grossularite3.61 (± .14)
Spinel3.60 (- .03, + .30)
Taaffeite3.61
Topaz3.53 (± .04)
Diamond3.52 (± .01)
Sphene3.52 (± .02)
Sinhalite3.48
Rhodonite3.50 (± .20)
Idocrase3.40 (± .10)
Epidote3.40 (± .08)
Rhodizite3.4
Peridot3.34 (- .03, + .14)
Jadeite3.34 (± .04)
Zoisite3.30 (± .10)
Dioptase3.30 (± .05)
Kornerupine3.30 (± .05)
Saussurite3.3
Dumortierite3.3
Diopside3.29 (± .03)
Axinite3.29 (- .02)
Ekanite3.28
Enstatite3.25 (± .02)
Sillimanite3.25 (± .02)
Chlorastrolite3.3
Fluorite3.18 (± .01)
Apatite3.19 (± .02)
Spodumene3.19 (± .03)
Andalusite3.17 (± .04)
Euclase3.10 (± .05)
Odontolite3.1
Lazulite3.09 (± .05)
Tourmaline3.06 (- .05, + .15)
Amblygonite3.02
Danburite3.00 (± .01)
Psilomelane3
Nephrite2.95 (± .05)
Phenakite2.95 (± .01)
Datolite2.95
Brazilianite2.94
Pollucite2.92
Verdite2.9
Prehnite2.88 (± .06)
Beryllonite2.85 (± .02)
Conch Pearl2.85
Agamatolite2.8
Turquoise2.76 (- 45, + .08)
Steatite2.75
Lapis-lazuli2.75 (± .25)
Beryl2.72 (- .05, + .12)
Pearl2.70 (- .02, + .15)
Labradorite2.70 (± .05)
Augelite2.7
Peudophite2.7
Calcite2.7
Scapolite2.68 (± .06)
Quartz2.66 (± .01)
Synthetic Emerald (Linde)2.68 (± .03)
Synthetic Emerald (Chatham)2.66 (± .01)
Oligoclase2.65 (± .02)
Coral2.65 (± .05)
Iolite2.63 (± .05)
Chalcedony2.60 (± .05)
Serpentine2.57 (± .06)
Orthoclase2.56 (± .01)
Microcline2.56 (± .01)
Variscite2.50 (± .08)
Leucite2.5
Obsidian2.45 (± .10)
Moldavite2.40 (± .04)
Petalite2.4
Apophyllite2.40 (± .10)
Alabaster2.3
Thomsonite2.35 (± .05)
Hambergite2.35
Glass2.3 to 4.5
Sodalite2.24 (± .05)
Chrysocolla2.20 (± .10)
Stichtite2.18 (± .02)
Opal2.15 (- .17, + .07)
Coral (black)1.37
Jet1.32 (± .02)
Plastics1.30 (± .25)
Amber1.08 (± .02)