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Rose Quartz - Large Chunk (2-3 inch)

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This large chunk of Rose Quartz, 2-3 inches in diameter, is great for any mineral collection.

Rose quartz is a type of quartz which is pale pink to rose red due to trace amounts of titanium, iron, or manganese. Rose quartz is usually massive - meaning that it doesn’t form crystals.

FOUND IN: BRAZIL, INDIA, MADAGASCAR, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, SRI LANKA & USA

According to archaeological records Rose Quartz was used as early as the 800-600 B.C. by the Assyrians. Later it became popular with the Greeks & Romans

Rose quartz: Strong pink, pale pink. Coloring agent is titanium. Traces of included rutile needles cause six-rayed stars when cut en cabochon. Larger clear stones can be faceted. Rose quartz crystals tend to be cloudy, which deepens the color. Transparent crystals are extremely rare.

Specifications:

  • Color: Strong Pink, Pale Pink
  • Color of streak: White
  • Moh’s hardness: 7
  • Specific gravity: 2.65
  • Cleavage: None
  • Fracture: Conchoidal, Very Brittle
  • Crystal system: Hexagonal (trigonal); Prisms, mostly compact
  • Chemical composition: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide
  • Transparency: Opaque
  • Refractive index: About 1.54
  • Double refraction: None
  • Dispersion: None
  • Pleochroism: None
  • Absorption spectrum: Not usable
  • Fluorescence: None


Age:
14 +
Box Size:
3.00 x 3.00 x 3.00 inches
7.62cm x 7.62cm x 7.62cm
Weight:
0 lb 10 oz
0.28 kg

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