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milky quartz - gem of the ouachitas

milky quartz

milky quartz, pearl & rutilated quartz necklace

compositionsilicon dioxide
name sourcefrom its "milky" appearance
color cloudy white
color sourcemicroscopic inclusions of fluids that have been encased in the crystal from the time the crystal first grew
significant sourcesArkansas
MOH scale7
care and treatmentWith a hardness of 7, milky quartz is a resilient gem. Wash in warm soapy water or clean in ultrasonic jewelry cleaner.