Is kunzite a quartz?

Answer Kunzite is a variety of spodumene, the main source of lithium, and is not a form of quartz. It is pink to violet in color or colorless, but can change color when heated. Spodumene is relatively rar... 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 »

What is a kunzite stone?

Kunzite is relatively new to the gem world, having been discovered in San Diego, California, in 1902. It is renowned for its delicate beauty which provides a soft, feminine touch to jewelry.Histor... Read More »

Facts about Kunzite Mineral?

When the mineral spodumene has a pink to light purple hue, it is called kunzite. Kunzite is considered to be a semi-precious stone and is often used to make pendants and brooches rather than smalle... 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 »