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
TRANSPARENCY: SEMI TRANSPARENT
GROWING TEMPERATURE: 350-360 C