Faceted Quartz Gem

Faceted Quartz Gem

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Credit: TED KINSMAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Close-up of quartz or silicon dioxide (SiO2), one of the most common minerals in the Earth's crust (12% by volume). The pure, colourless variety is also known as rock crystal and is highly prized by gemstone collectors. When it contains impurities, these impart a range of colours including white, yellow, pink, blue, green and smoky brown.

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