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Milky Quartz

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Formula:
SiO2
A variety of Quartz

A semi-transparent to opaque white-coloured variety of quartz.


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Chemical Properties of Milky QuartzHide

Formula:
SiO2

Synonyms of Milky QuartzHide

Other Language Names for Milky QuartzHide

German:Milchquarz

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Amethyst43 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Amethyst on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite21 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Quartz19 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Pyrite19 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Fluorite16 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Fluorite on mindat.org.
Calcite13 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite11 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Silver10 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Silver on mindat.org.
Smoky Quartz10 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Smoky Quartz on mindat.org.
Chlorite Group8 photos of Milky Quartz associated with Chlorite Group on mindat.org.

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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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Localities for Milky QuartzHide

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