Since antiquity, varieties of quartz have been the most commonly used minerals
in the making of jewelry and hardstone carvings, especially in Europe and the ...
These sands are used in the glassmaking industry. Quartz sand is used in the
production of container glass, flat plate glass, specialty glass and fiberglass.
As a crystal, quartz is used as a semiprecious gem stone. Cryptocrystalline forms
may also be gem stones: agate, jasper, onyx, carnelian, chalcedony, etc.
Items 1 - 12 of 764 ... In the metaphysical world, Clear Quartz crystals are the supreme gift of .... Clear
Quartz is a master healer crystal, and may be used for any ...
Even in our modern world, quartz is one of the most widely used minerals, though
few people are aware of its many contributions. One of its most common uses ...
Feb 21, 2013 ... Quartz, made up of silica and oxygen, is one of the most common minerals on
Earth. Billions of people use quartz every day, but few realize it ...
Mar 21, 2014 ... Crushed quartz is used as an abrasive in sandpaper, silica sand is employed in
sandblasting, and sandstone is still used whole to make ...
Ancient Japanese believed quartz formed from the breath of a white dragon, and
regarded it as representing perfection. Australian Aborigines used quartz in ...
Bentonite is used for drilling mud, pet waste absorbent, iron ore pelletizing and
foundry sand bond. .... As a crystal, quartz is used as a semiprecious gem stone.
Transparent Rock Crystal has many electronic uses; it is used as oscillators in
radios, watches, and pressure gauges, and in the study of optics. Quartz is also ...