Various Facts About Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is considered as the most desirable quartz. The basic color of this quartz is pink, but it is also available in the various shades of the pink and red. The impurities of the titanium and iron are mainly responsible for the various shades of this quartz. The main reason of this quartz is still not very clear, but as per the recent studies, it has been said that the impurities available in the form of manganese, titanium as well as colloid gold is the actual reason of the color of the rose quartz. In another studies with the help of method known as micro-analytical, it has been found that the color of the quartz is basically due to mineral fibers in microscopic forms. The very rare translucent euhedral quartz of the rose quartz owe its correlation to phosphorous and aluminum impurities. Quartz in pink color is very photosensitive and gets fade out under sunlight.
Various Physical Properties of Rose Quartz:
Variety: Quartz, Silicon Dioxide and SiO2
Color: Numerous shades of pink & rosy red.
Refractive Index: 1.544 to 1.553
Use: As a gemstone & jewelry stone
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Transparency: Translucent to opaque.