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.
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