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What is quartz?

Quartz is a naturally occurring silicate mineral composed of silicon dioxide (SiO2). Its hardness is 7 on the Mohs scale and it is in the trigonal crystal system. Quartz posse

What is the hardness of quartz?

  Quartz is listed as a 7 on the Mohs scale of relative mineral hardness.  

Where is quartz?

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust, after feldspar. It is made up of a continuous framework of SiO4 silicon--oxygen tetrahedra, with e

Is quartz cubic?

No it is hexagonal - six sided in long crystals topped with a hexagonal pyramid. It will scratch glass!

How does quartz erode?

Quartz- can only be eroded by Chemical weathering- Although quartz is very hard on the mohs hardness scale, chemical weathering can still affect the minerals size and shape.

What can you do with quartz?

Chemically it is Silica - Silicon Dioxide - the main constituent of glass.       Quartz is piezo-electric and was used in early sonar transducers, but modern sonar uses

What does quartz?

Your question isn't complete or interpretable.    Quartz is a mineral found in nature as a crystalline stone. It is  the second most common mineral in the Earth's surf