Scratch : A fine white line, curved or straight, on the surface of polish Gem.
Pit : A very small dot or dots (tiny opening) on the surface of a Gem.
Rough Girdle : No Smoothness girdle.
Abrasions : Minute scratch along facet junctions.
Polish Lines : -
Polish : Consider minor surface characteristics.
Look for :Rough Girdle (RG) / Scratches (S) / Pits / Polish Lines (PL)/ Nick (Nk)/ Abrasion (Abr).
Describe Polish use in GHI Identification Report as:
Note the color of a gemstone; the precise shade of that color may be an important clue to its identity.