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Rose Quartz

Rose quartz named after its pink color often crackled, usually a little turbid. Coloring agent is Titanium. Color can fade. Traces of included rutile needles came six-rayed stars when cut in cabochon 

Deposits are found in Brazil and Madagascar, as well as in India , Mozambique, Nambia, Srilanka,and the United states. 

 

REFRACTIVE INDEX: 1.544 – 1.553

MOHS' HARDNESS: 7

CLEAVAGE: NONE 

DISPERSION: 0.013

TRANSPARENCY: SEMI TRANSPARENT

GROWING TEMPERATURE: 350-360 C