How to Cut a Quartz Bead?

Answer Quartz is a type of stone that is often found in white, opaque, semi-opaque and transparent forms. This stone is sometimes made into beads which are used in crafting jewelry and for other craft pro... Read More »

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Is tourmalated quartz the same as black rutilated quartz?

Tourmalated quartz is different from black rutilated quartz. When quartz is tourmalated, it means that spikes of the mineral tourmaline are throughout this slightly milky or clear variety. Rutilate... Read More »

How big is the quartz in a quartz clock movement?

The pieces of quartz crystal that are used to keep time in clock and watch movements are very tiny, just a millimeter or two in length, width and thickness. The metal oscillator that activates the ... Read More »

Why is quartz used in quartz watches?

What does"ug/m3"mean concerning quartz?

Ug/m3 is an abbreviation that refers to micrograms per cubic meter of air. It is a common unit for measuring the density of particles in a given air sample. When quartz is the particle in question,... Read More »