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Crystal Quartz

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Quartz is a rigid crystal consisting of silicon and oxygen. Quartz is the second most common mineral in the known to man, after feldspar. Quartz made within a trigonal crystal framework. The perfect crystal form is a hexagonal prism, with six-sided pyramids at both ends.





The Irish term for quartz is grianchlock, (sunstone) which indicates the gems radiance. Quartz was often used in Prehistoric Ireland, as well as several other nations, mainly for stone tools.   In ancient Rome, Pliny believed quartz to be a type of ice that was permanently hardened. Warren Marrison engineered the first quartz clock in 1927.



Healing properties.


Crystal Quartz diminishes pain in sore or injuired regions by relieving burning and scarring. Crystal Quartz is known to support the immune system, circulatory system, and total energy infrastructure.

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