Clear Quartz

Natural Quartz Cluster
Natural Quartz Cluster

Clear quartz is a naturally occurring colourless gemstone that has a trigonal crystal structure because it is a form of quartz. Quartz is the common name for the crystal form of silicon dioxide whose chemical formula is SiO2.

Clear quartz is also known as "rock crystal". The term "crystal" is derived from the Greek word for ice because the Ancient Greeks believed tha clear quartz was permanently solidified water (i.e. ice).

Clear Quartz has many associations, including

  • meditation
  • spiritual development
  • healing

See also the main IvyRose Holistic section about Crystals & Gemstones.

Further information about crystals includes an overview of some of the forms of crystals and gemstones, 'families' of crystals and the gemstones associated with signs of the zodiac.

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