Formula: SiO2
Hardness: 7
Description: The second most commonly occuring mineral in the Earth's crust. Silicate mineral with a hexagonal crystal structure and vitreous lustre.
Specimen number: R20553


  • Title: Quartz lustre
  • Type: Mineral
  • Rights: Geoscience Australia / CC-BY 4.0
  • Photographer: Chris Fitzgerald
  • Museum ID: R20553

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