Smokey Quartz
Smokey Quartz

Smoky Quartz Value, Price, and Jewelry Information


Smoky quartz comes in every shade of brown, from a light tan to nearly black. This gem is known for its large sizes. If you want a really big gem on a very small budget, this could be your stone.

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Smokey Quartz
Smokey Quartz

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Smoky quartz is also mistaken for topaz. It comes in every shade of brown, from a light tan to nearly black. “Chocolate citrine” is a pleasant brownish/yellow color. Smoky quartz is known for its large sizes. The person who wants a really big gem, without a really big budget, often ends up with one of these.

Sources

  • Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland.
  • Minas Gerais, Brazil; Madagascar; Switzerland.
  • United States: California; North Carolina.

Stone Sizes

Smoky quartz: is in the same size league as citrine, but larger stones get very dark and opaque. Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C): 4500 (California) and 1695 (Brazil), plus others.


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