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Rose Quartz - SiO2

Updated: Aug 13, 2021

Rose Quartz -

Mineral Profile

Attributes: Pink, rocky Quartz stone

Grades: Grade is dependant on the colour + clarity

Colours: Pink - Pink - Rose quartz is always showing a hazy to translucent character due to microscopic fibrous inclusions of a pink borosilicate mineral - The colour and translucency is caused by tiny mineral borosilicate fibres inside the crystal.

Luster: Vitreous

Rarity: Fractured: Common, Clear: Rare. Formed commonly as the quartz core of pegmatites (igneous rock). Incredibly rarely found as terminated crystals, and when they are they are a late forming crystal likely growing parallel with smokey quartz.

Country of Origin: The chief source of Rose Quartz is Brazil, though it is also prevalent in Madagascar, South Africa, Mozambique, India, and the United States (Maine and South Dakota).

Hardness: 7

Chemical Composition: Si02 - Silicon dioxide

Crystal system: Hexagonal

Health Information:

There are no allergens present in Rose Quartz

Intended healing:

Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love,self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.

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