Rock & Gem



Quartz is naturally a clear mineral. The colors come from impurities in the quartz. The primary cause of color in rose quartz is titanium. Here are some other popular quartz varieties:

SMOKY QUARTZ – pale brown to black

• CITRINE – yellow

AMETHYST – pale mauve to deep violet

• AVENTURINE – most common in green

• TIGER’S EYE – golden to red-brown

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