Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz

Smoky Quartz is a silicone dioxide crystal with a chemical formula

SiO
2

Smoky Quartz has a hexagonal crystal structure

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Smoky Quartz

Lustre: Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent, Translucent
Colour: Black, Brown, Gray
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

* Physical properties of Smoky Quartz was provided by mindat.org *

Energetic Properties of Smoky Quartz

Key Words: Grounding, transmutation of negative energies, practicality, organization, manifestation of one's dreams and inspirations
Chakras: Root (1st chakra)
Physical: Offers spiritual protection from radiation, supports healing from sunburn, dispels the physical effects of negative energies
Emotional: Helps spiritual people feel positively engaged with physical life
Spiritual: Protective and grouding, manifest the spiritual in the physical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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