ATERNA VS MOISSANITE COMPARISON CHART DISCOVER

Aterna Vs Moissanite

PROPERTIES ATERNA® Moissanite
COLOR D-H F-L
CLARITY FL-VVS1 VS2-SI
CUT IDEAL Non-Diamond Cut**
TOUGHNESS Excellent Very Good
MOHS HARDNESS 9.50 9.25
REFRACTIVE 2.67-2.72 2.65-2.68
SCRATCH RESISTANT Excellent Good-Excellent
CAN DULL / FADE No No
ECO-FRIENDLY Yes Yes
CONFLICT FREE Yes Yes
GIA STANDARDS Yes Varies
True Colorless Yes No - Green/Yellow Hues

**Moissanite is cut to correct its double-refractive index.

 

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