Quartz
Quartz
Quartz
Quartz


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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Quartz

Identifier:
2015.1.298
Description:
Quartz is a silicate and is one of the most abundant minerals found on continental rocks. There are many different types of quartz such as amethyst, tiger's eye, rose quartz, and smoky quartz. This particular specimen may be an example of milky quartz. 

Formula: SiO2
Dimensions:
4 in." h 4 1/2 in." w
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Science Tuesday: The Science of Snow (December 2016)
Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day on Tuesdays at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays.
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