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Celestron Junior Microscope

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Celestron Junior Microscope

Postby chitamf on Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:21 pm

is this microscope suitable for studying diamonds? i need one for diamonds with 10x and 20x magnification

Postby Jne_K on Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:26 pm

No, this is not a good choice for that application. The study of gems requires optics with a high degree of color correction. A good 10x jeweler's loupe, for instance, is the Nikon 10x Jewelry Triplet Loupe Pocket Magnifier 6947, is a good choice for hand inspection.

For more magnification, a quality dissecting microscope such as the LOMO SF-100 Stereo Microscope is needed.
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