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Rock Crystal

Formula:
SiO2
A variety of Quartz

A transparent colourless variety of quartz.

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Classification of Rock Crystal

Chemical Properties of Rock Crystal

Formula:
SiO2
Elements listed in formula:

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Other Information

Health Risks:
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.

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