ETYMOLOGY: QUARTZ = comes from the Greek word "kristallos" meaning ice. And "Hard" in Slavic. TIBETAN = the place where this mineral is extracted.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Hexagonal.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Oxides, quartz group.
MINERAL ELEMENTS CHEMICAL FORMULA: SiO2 + Mg + C.
HARDNESS: 7 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Himalayan Mountains (Tibet).
MINERALOGY: Quartz is a mineral composed of silica, quartz crystals are transparent Tibetan slightly smoky, doubly terminated with carbon black inclusions.
READ MORE: There are three ways inclusions
⦁ The minerals that were formed before the quartz: Quartz crystals grow and "traps" And so the original form of the mineral is preserved, and
These inclusions are called protogenéticas.
⦁ The minerals and quartz grew at the same time (these are called syngenetic inclusions). The form of the minerals listed often deviates from typical habits and ways that develop during growth unhindered
⦁ Minerals may include another by exsolution (separation of two different mineral ore on cooling). These inclusions are called Epigenetic.
MYTHOLOGY: This quartz is mined in the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet, one of the most sacred areas of the Earth. The mines are not easily accessible by machinery, so most of copies of Tibetan quartz extracted by hand, sometimes by monks who live there. Quartz "Black" is called, as they often have black inclusions, although there are also clear examples.
PROPERTIES: It is a powerful spiritual stone, highly protective. The Tibetan Quartz can create a protective field around the user, blocking negative energies, purifying energies The Tibetan Quartz is an excellent stone to balance the chakras. It is an ideal place for meditation quartz.
ZODIAC SIGN: It's related to all zodiac signs.
USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery.