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Rock Crystal

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A variety of Quartz

A transparent colourless variety of quartz.

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Classification of Rock Crystal

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Other Names for Rock Crystal

Synonyms:
Alaska DiamondAlencon DiamondBerg-CrystalMountain CrystalUnripe Diamond
Other Languages:
German:Bergkristall
Bergkrystall
Italian:Cristallo di rocca
Norwegian (Bokmål):Bergkrystall
Varieties:
Brazilian Pebble

Other Information

Health Warning:Quartz is usually quite harmless unless broken or powdered. Broken crystals and masses may have razor-sharp edges that can easily cut skin and flesh. Handle with care. Do not grind dry since long-term exposure to finely ground powder may lead to silicosis.

Internet Links for Rock Crystal

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  • DAKOTA MATRIX offers Cabinet and Rare Species from Worldwide Localities.
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  • Find Rock Crystal on www.crystalclassics.co.uk
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