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Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz

Credit: This picture was taken by Eurico Zimbres

Rose Quartz is a pink variety of Quartz.  Although Rose Quartz is not clear and not considered a precious gemstone, it is still prized for its pink color.  Often Rose Quartz is used in carving figurines like the one shown below.

 

Rose Quartz Elephant

 

Rose Quartz

Photo Credit:  California Institute of Technology

 

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