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THE GEMSTONE SMOKY QUARTZ POINTS

Smoky Quartz is the brown "smoky" variety of Quartz. It ranges in color from light grayish-brown to deep black. Smoky Quartz can be opaque, but is almost always transparent to translucent, even when in its darkest color shade. Smoky Quartz is very common and was never an historically important gemstone. Only in very recent times has it become a popular gemstone.

The word "quartz" is derived from the German word "quarz" and its Middle High German ancestor "twarc", which probably originated in Slavic (cf. Czech tvrdĂ˝ ("hard"), Polish twardy ("hard"). Quarz which is of Slavic origin (Czech miners called it kremen). Other sources attribute the word's origin to the Saxon word Querkluftertz, meaning cross-vein ore.

Quartz is the hardest of common minerals. Only rare minerals, such as diamonds, are harder than quartz. Quartz has many uses. It is used to make mortar and glass. Lenses are made from rock quartz. The French scientist Pierre Curie discovered in the 1880's that slices of quartz crystals become electrically charged when squeezed. Because of this property, quartz is used in radio, television, radar and in highly accurate clocks. Pure quartz consists of only two elements - silicon and oxygen. It is clear and glass-like.

Smoky quartz is associated with the root chakra. Smoky quartz is a grounding and stabilizing stone. It brings calm and centering, lifts depression, enhances practicality, and generally removes negative energies, bringing happiness. Smoky quartz is also a good luck stone. It can also assist in tapping subconscious wisdom. Smoky quartz is a protective stone, particularly for physical protection, protection from negativity, and psychic protection. Physically, smoky quartz is helpful for kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues, water retention.
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Smoky Quartz Crystal 2 Inch
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These smoky quartz points are from Arkansas and are treated crystals to create the smoky color. Natural smoky quartz crystals are much less common than clear quartz and much more expensive to purchase than these quality treated crystals. Most of the smoky quartz sold by other stores are also treated clear quartz only most vendors just don't tell you that. You will receive a specimen 2 inch to 2 1/2 inch and weighing between 2 to 4 ounces.