What is an IOR Value? Where do I get them?

Mariam Kabesh
2013-05-02 20:00

The Index ORefraction  defines how strong the eye or light ray gets bend towards the surface or away from the surface. Find below some common values:

Acetone 1.36 
Actinolite 1.618 
Agalmatoite 1.550 
Agate 1.544 
Agate, Moss 1.540 
Air 1.0002926 
Alcohol 1.329 
Alexandrite 1.745 
Aluminum 1.44 
Amber 1.546 
Amblygonite 1.611 
Amethyst 1.544 
Anatase 2.490 
Andalusite 1.641 
Anhydrite 1.571 
Apatite 1.632 
Apophyllite 1.536 
Aquamarine 1.577 
Aragonite 1.530 
Argon 1.000281 
Asphalt 1.635 
Augelite 1.574 
Axinite 1.675 
Azurite 1.730 
Barite 1.636 
Barytocalcite 1.684 
Benitoite 1.757 
Benzene 1.501 
Beryl 1.577 
Beryllonite 1.553 
Brazilianite 1.603 
Bromine (liq) 1.661 
Bronze 1.18 
Brownite 1.567 
Calcite 1.486 
Calspar 1.486 
Cancrinite 1.491 
Carbon Dioxide (gas) 1.000449 
Carbon Disulfide 1.628 
Carbon Tetrachloride 1.460 
Cassiterite 1.997 
Celestite 1.622 
Cerussite 1.804 
Ceylanite 1.770 
Chalcedony 1.530 
Chalk 1.510 
Chalybite 1.630 
Chlorine (gas) 1.000768 
Chlorine (liq) 1.385 
Chrome Green 2.4 
Chrome Red 2.42 
Chrome Yellow 2.31 
Chromium 2.97 
Chrysoberyl 1.745 
Chrysocolla 1.500 
Chrysoprase 1.534 
Citrine 1.550 
Clinozoisite 1.724 
Cobalt Blue 1.74 
Cobalt Green 1.97 
Cobalt Violet 1.71 
Colemanite 1.586 
Copper 1.10 
Copper Oxide 2.705 
Coral 1.486 
Cordierite 1.540 
Corundum 1.766 
Crocoite 2.310 
Crystal 2.00 
Cuprite 2.850 
Danburite 1.633 
Diamond 2.417 
Diopside 1.680 
Dolomite 1.503 
Dumortierite 1.686 
Ebonite 1.66 
Ekanite 1.600 
Elaeolite 1.532 
Emerald 1.576 
Emerald, Synth flux 1.561 
Emerald, Synth hydro 1.568 
Enstatite 1.663 
Epidote 1.733 
Ethanol 1.36 
Ethyl Alcohol 1.36 
Euclase 1.652 
Fabulite 2.409 
Feldspar, Adventurine 1.532 
Feldspar, Albite 1.525 
Feldspar, Amazonite 1.525 
Feldspar, Labradorite 1.565 
Feldspar, Microcline 1.525 
Feldspar, Oligoclase 1.539 
Feldspar, Orthoclase 1.525 
Fluoride 1.56 
Fluorite 1.434 
Formica 1.47 
Garnet, Almandine 1.760 
Garnet, Almandite 1.790 
Garnet, Andradite 1.820 
Garnet, Demantoid 1.880 
Garnet, Grossular 1.738 
Garnet, Hessonite 1.745 
Garnet, Rhodolite 1.760 
Garnet, Spessartite 1.810 
Gaylussite 1.517 
Glass 1.51714 
Glass, Albite 1.4890 
Glass, Crown 1.520 
Glass, Crown, Zinc 1.517 
Glass, Flint, Dense 1.66 
Glass, Flint, Heaviest 1.89 
Glass, Flint, Heavy 1.65548 
Glass, Flint, Lanthanum 1.80 
Glass, Flint, Light 1.58038 
Glass, Flint, Medium 1.62725 
Glycerine 1.473 
Gold 0.47 
Hambergite 1.559 
Hauynite 1.502 
Helium 1.000036 
Hematite 2.940 
Hemimorphite 1.614 
Hiddenite 1.655 
Howlite 1.586 
Hydrogen (gas) 1.000140 
Hydrogen (liq) 1.0974 
Hypersthene 1.670 
Ice 1.309 
Idocrase 1.713 
Iodine Crystal 3.34 
Iolite 1.548 
Iron 1.51 
Ivory 1.540 
Jade, Nephrite 1.610 
Jadeite 1.665 
Jasper 1.540 
Jet 1.660 
Kornerupine 1.665 
Kunzite 1.655 
Kyanite 1.715 
Lapis Gem 1.500 
Lapis Lazuli 1.61 
Lazulite 1.615 
Lead 2.01 
Leucite 1.509 
Magnesite 1.515 
Malachite 1.655 
Meerschaum 1.530 
Mercury (liq) 1.62 
Methanol 1.329 
Moldavite 1.500 
Moonstone, Adularia 1.525 
Moonstone, Albite 1.535 
Natrolite 1.480 
Nephrite 1.600 
Nitrogen (gas) 1.000297 
Nitrogen (liq) 1.2053 
Nylon 1.53 
Obsidian 1.489 
Olivine 1.670 
Onyx 1.486 
Opal 1.450 
Oxygen (gas) 1.000276 
Oxygen (liq) 1.221 
Painite 1.787 
Pearl 1.530 
Periclase 1.740 
Peridot 1.654 
Peristerite 1.525 
Petalite 1.502 
Phenakite 1.650 
Phosgenite 2.117 
Plastic 1.460 
Plexiglas 1.50 
Polystyrene 1.55 
Prase 1.540 
Prasiolite 1.540 
Prehnite 1.610 
Proustite 2.790 
Purpurite 1.840 
Pyrite 1.810 
Pyrope 1.740 
Quartz 1.544 
Quartz, Fused 1.45843 
Rhodizite 1.690 
Rhodochrisite 1.600 
Rhodonite 1.735 
Rock Salt 1.544 
Rubber, Natural 1.5191 
Ruby 1.760 
Rutile 2.62 
Sanidine 1.522 
Sapphire 1.760 
Scapolite 1.540 
Scapolite, Yellow 1.555 
Scheelite 1.920 
Selenium, Amorphous 2.92 
Serpentine 1.560 
Shell 1.530 
Silicon 4.24 
Sillimanite 1.658 
Silver 0.18 
Sinhalite 1.699 
Smaragdite 1.608 
Smithsonite 1.621 
Sodalite 1.483 
Sodium Chloride 1.544 
Sphalerite 2.368 
Sphene 1.885 
Spinel 1.712 
Spodumene 1.650 
Staurolite 1.739 
Steatite 1.539 
Steel 2.50 
Stichtite 1.520 
Strontium Titanate 2.410 
Styrofoam 1.595 
Sulphur 1.960 
Synthetic Spinel 1.730 
Taaffeite 1.720 
Tantalite 2.240 
Tanzanite 1.691 
Teflon 1.35 
Thomsonite 1.530 
Tiger eye 1.544 
Topaz 1.620 
Topaz, Blue 1.610 
Topaz, Pink 1.620 
Topaz, White 1.630 
Topaz, Yellow 1.620 
Tourmaline 1.624 
Tremolite 1.600 
Tugtupite 1.496 
Turpentine 1.472 
Turquoise 1.610 
Ulexite 1.490 
Uvarovite 1.870 
Variscite 1.550 
Vivianite 1.580 
Wardite 1.590 
Water (gas) 1.000261 
Water 100'C 1.31819 
Water 20'C 1.33335 
Water 35'C (Room temp) 1.33157 
Willemite 1.690 
Witherite 1.532 
Wulfenite 2.300 
Zincite 2.010 
Zircon, High 1.960 
Zircon, Low 1.800 
Zirconia, Cubic 2.170

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