Rose Quartz Stone


Category : Silicate mineral

Crystal symmetry : Trigonal H–M Symbol 32
Chemical formula : Silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2)
Strunz classification : 04.DA.05
Color : Colorless, From colorless to black, through various colors
Crystal system : trapezohedral class 3 2
Crystal habit : 6-sided prism ending in 6-sided pyramid (typical), drusy, fine-grained to microcrystalline, massive
Mohs scale hardness : 7 – lower in impure
Luster : Vitreous – waxy to dull when massive
Streak : White
Specific gravity : 2.65; variable 2.59–2.63 in impure varieties
Diaphaneity : Transparent to nearly opaque
Optical properties : Uniaxial (+)
Refractive index : 1.543–1.545, 1.552–1.554

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