What is Quartz?
Quartz, the most common of all minerals, is composed of silicon dioxide, or silica, SiO2. It is an essential component of igneous and metamorphic rocks. The size varies from specimens weighing a metric ton to minute particles that sparkle on rock surfaces. The luster in some specimens is vitreous; in others, it is greasy or glossy. Some specimens are transparent; others are translucent. In pure form, Quartz is colorless, but impurities commonly color it. Rock crystal is a colorless form of Quartz occurring in distinct crystals. Rose quartz is coarsely crystalline and colored rose red or pink. Smoky Quartz occurs in crystals ranging from smoky yellow to dark brown. Amethyst, a semiprecious variety of Quartz, is purple or violet. Quartz crystals exhibit a property called the piezoelectric effect—that is, they produce an electric voltage when pressurized along certain crystal directions.
Quartz is a three dimensional network of silica tetrahedra.
Quartz is mostly crystalline in its arrangement though it may vary in the extent of crystallization. The macro-crystalline variety is the one in which the individual crystal is visible to the unaided eye. The other variety is micro-crystalline or cryptocrystalline, in which aggregates of crystals are visible only under high magnification. The transparent variety tends to be macro-crystalline, and the cryptocrystalline varieties are either translucent or mostly opaque. Quartz can adsorb water. To some extent, it can even absorb water either evenly in the form of tiny dispersed bubbles or the form of randomly distributed droplets. It is insoluble in water. However, in powder form, it can disperse in water.
Quartz in glass
Most commonly, Glass is composed of an amorphous network of silicon dioxide. Quartz, the crystalline form of silicon dioxide, is thus the primary raw material used in making Glass. Glass produced using quartz powder is used in the manufacture of container glass, flat plate glass, specialty glass, and fiberglass. We at Galaxy Global thoroughly understand Quartz and its role in the glass industry. We offer premium-grade quartz powder that exhibits appropriate visual properties in terms of color, luster, and diaphaneity, a high degree of purity, and is particularly devoid of color-imparting contaminants to achieve desired performance in glass manufacture.
Price of Quartz
Quartz particle size and purity will affect the product's Price, and the purchase volume can also affect the cost of Quartz. A large amount of large amount will be lower. The Price of Quartz is on our company's official website.
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