• natural vs. synthetic quartz rough - inclusions

    Quartz

    Colorless quartz with a single greenish blue hexagonal apatite crystal inclusion, 10.67 cts, corner triangle cut, Minas Gerais, Brazil. © Rob Lavinsky, www.iRocks.com. Used with permission.

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    GemstoneQuartz
    Natural or man madeNatural
    OriginBrazil
    Origin detailsMinas Gerais
    Carat Weight10.67
    Gem StateFaceted
    ColorColorless
    TransparencyTransparent