ETYMOLOGY: QUARTZ = comes from the Greek word "kristallos" meaning ice and "Hard" in Slavic. MANDARIN = For your color.
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Hexagonal.
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Primary.
CLASS MINERAL: Oxides, quartz group.
MINERAL ELEMENTS CHEMICAL FORMULA: SiO2 + Fe2O3 + Fe.
HARDNESS: 7 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: Madagascar, Brazil.
MINERALOGY: A macro orange crystalline quartz because it contains inclusions of hematite and iron oxides. growing hexagonal occurs at individual points or in groups, in sizes ranging from 1 inch to twenty-five centimeters long.
MYTHOLOGY: The Greeks thought that quartz was ice frozen in all cultures is considered a healing and magic stone, quartz casting out demons and disease, they used it as a dispenser of strength and energy. In China rock crystal was used to carve objects of worship that were appreciated and considered symbols of power. In Egypt the rock crystal was used to make talismans, necklaces bracelets rings or other personal adornments. As its name implies, the metaphysical properties of quartz tangerine can help those who feel arid creatively blocked or recover the "juice" of enthusiasm, curiosity and joy.
PROPERTIES: It is said to have a great channeler of energy, helps in resolving conflicts strengthen the will and determination makes us more creative enthusiasts, creating a good atmosphere in the workplace, it gives us confidence to help improve the ability to learn and assimilate experiences, tangerine quartz is ideal for couples who want to reconnect with the erotic aspects of their relationship.
CHAKRAS: Spleen, Solar Plexus, Crown.
ZODIAC SIGN: Aries, leo, sagittarius.
USES: Meditation, collection, jewelery.