Quartz

Quartz

Quartz is a silicone dioxide crystal with a chemical formula

SiO
2

Quartz has a hexagonal crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Quartz

Lustre: Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Colorless, Purple, Rose, Red, Black, Yellow, Brown, Green, Blue, Orange, etc.
Streak: White
Hardness (Mohs): 7
Hardness Data: Mohs hardness reference species
Comment: Some variability by direction.
Tenacity: Brittle
Cleavage: Poor/Indistinct
The rhombohedral cleavage r{1011} is most often seen, there are at least six others reported.
Fracture: Conchoidal
Comment: Tough when massive
Density (measured): 2.65 - 2.66 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 2.66 g/cm3

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Energetic Properties of Quartz

Key Words: Programmability, amplification of one's intention, magnification of ambient energies, clearing, cleansing, healing, memory
Chakras: All
Physical: Offers support for the nervous system, can be programmed to assist in any type of healing
Emotional: Can be used to intensify feelings and/or heal the emotional body
Spirtual: Enhances one's clarity, aids communication with spirit guides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Energetic Properties of Quartz was provided by Book of Stones *