Directory of Gems - Gem Dictionary - reference guide to Rose Quartz
It is not very popular as a faceted gem because the stones are always cloudy, its pink color is often too pale, and most Rose Quartz gems have large flaws. Rose quartz is a type of quartz exhibiting a pale pink to rose red hue. The color is usually considered as due to trace amounts of manganese, titanium, or iron, in the material.
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