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adularescent

(əˌdjʊləˈrɛsənt)
adj
(Minerals) (of minerals, such as moonstone) having or emitting a milky or bluish iridescence
[C19: from adular(ia) + -escent]
aˌdulaˈrescence n
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24, as museum docent and gemologist Sakina Bharani discusses the different light effects in gems that create phenomena such as stars, cat's eyes, adularescence and aventurescence.
white diamond, jade or opal) or the blue adularescence of moonstone, but luminescence is also a scattering phenomenon.
Its special feature: the adularescence phenomenon, which occurs when the stone moves.