Rose Quartz

RoseQuartz

Rose Quartz is a silicone dioxide crystal with a chemical formula

SiO
2

Rose Quartz has a hexagonal crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Rose Quartz

Lustre: Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Pink
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 Rose Quartz

Key Words: Love, gentleness, emotional healing, release of stress, uniting with the Divine
Chakras: Heart (4th Chakra)
Physical: Supports the heart in healing from trauma and/ or disease
Emotional: Aids in releasing past wounds, teaches trust and hope
Spiritual: Encourages spirituality of love, links one with the Great Mother

 

 

 

 

 

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