What Is Quartz Stone?

Quartz stone is a mineral crystal stone made of silicon dioxide (when silicon and oxygen combine) and is the second and most common mineral (after feldspar) found in the continental crust (covering 12% of the total). Quartz stone is very diverse and some are used as jewelry stones and some are very rare. This mineral has a hexagonal crystal structure made of crystallized trigonal silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a Mohs 7 hardness scale and a density of 2.65 grams per cubic cm. Apart from that, if you are interested in countertops made of this amazing stone, we suggest you check out a trusted company that sells quartz countertops in Dallas.

The general form of quartz is a hexagon prism which has the tip of a hexagon pyramid. The purest quartz stone is a clear, colorless, transparent and sometimes somewhat fierce quartz stone. Unlike diamonds or diamonds, quartz stones do not glow light and unlike aquamarine stones also do not emit various different lights when viewed from different angles. The largest quartz stone ever recorded is weighing 48 tons and its length is around 610 cm.