Title

Quartz

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rockminx_4-2-2

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Abstract

SiO - Mohs Hardness: 7. Rock Crystal is the name given to all clear colorless quartz. It is widely used as a popular ornamental stone and is also used as a gemstone. Although it is one of the least expensive gemstones, cut rock crystal has been used as imitation diamonds. The most common use for rock crystal is in ornamental carvings. A well known ornamental carving for rock crystal is the crystal ball of fortune telling fame.

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Photograph

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UT Department of Environmental Sciences

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Institution

The University of Toledo

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives, University of Toledo Libraries

LC Subject

environmental sciences; virtual exhibitions

Keywords

virtual exhibition; science;

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