Tests for Identification of a Real Green Emerald or panna:
• If a real green emerald gem stone or panna is placed in a glass pot with water it radiates green light, whereas the imitation does not.
• If a real green emerald or panna is placed on the eyes it gives a cool feeling, whereas an imitation becomes warm very quickly.
• A drop of water on a real gemstone retains its shape and does not spread around like water. Even moving and inverting the gemstone does not harm the drop, whereas in an imitation it does not remain a drop but spreads like water.
Properties of Green Emerald or panna
Green Emerald Planet: Mercury
Indian Name: Panna
Other Names: Markat, Samargdos, Tarkshya, Zamurrad, Smarlda, Esmaurde.