Gem - Heart Shape Faceted

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The Weight of a Heart Shaped Gem calculator computes the approximate carat weight of an Heart ShapeHeartShaped.png Faceted colored stone (e.g. Ruby). 

INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:

  • (GEM)  the choice of the type of gem
  • (L) the length down the face of the gem
  • (W) the width across the face of the gem
  • (D) the depth of the gem
  • (B) percent adder for the bulge (default 0%)

Heart Shaped Gem Carat Weight (Wt): The calculator returns the weight estimate in carats.  However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.

The Math / Science

The weight of a gem is a function the volume and the specific gravity.  The volume is estimated base on the gem's shape and dimensions.  The specific gravity is dictated by the type of gem.  For the specific gravity of different gem, CLICK HERE.  

Gem Types

The gems supported in this calculator include: Agate, Alexandrite, Almandite garnet, Amethyst, Andalusite, Aquamarine, Beryl, Bloodstone, Blue Topaz, Carnelian, Cats eye, Chalcedony, Chrysoberyl, Citrine, Corundum, Demantoid Garnet, Diamond, Emerald, Golden beryl, Green beryl, Kunzite, Lapis Lazuli, Morganite, Onyx, Opal, Precious topaz, Pyrope garnet, Quartz, Rhodolite garnet, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Sardonyx, Smokey quartz, Spessartite garnet, Spinel, Tanzanite, Topaz, Tourmaline, Tsavorite garnet, Turquoise, Yellow topaz, and Zircon. 

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