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Why quartz watches are not as prestigious as some mechanical watches?

The most significant difference between a Swiss and a Japanese replica watch is the movement, while Swiss replicas come with an ETA movement the Japanese replicas come with a Miyota movement, similar to the movement found on Citizen and Seiko watches. Swiss replica watches's price usually range fr (MORE)

How does a quartz watch work?

It works by using the piezoelectric effect: if a small voltage is applied to a specially prepared crystal of quartz it vibrates at a definite and almost constant frequency which can be used to power a tiny motor to turn the hands of the watch.

What is the difference between a quartz and diamond?

There are many differences between quartz and diamond. Primarily,quartz is much softer than diamond. Damond's hardness measurementof 10 -- on the Mohs scale -- is the highest hardness level. Quartz Locations: Brazil, Madagascar, Mozambique; Colors Found:Various; Family: Quartz Hardness: 7.00; Refr (MORE)

How do I test quartz from diamond?

Have you ever heard of the Moh's scale?. I believe quartz ranks 7 and diamond 10. If you can obtain topaz which is more common then Corundum and it leaves a streak on the mineral then the mineral is Quartz, but if the topaz or coundum is scratched then it is indeed a valuable diamond.

What is the quartz technology of a watch?

A quartz crystal can be induced by an electrical current to vibrate. This property is used to provide a signal to drive the mechanism of a watch. The frequency of the vibration can be set by the correct cutting of the crystal's size and shape, and is highly accurate and stable. By choosing the appro (MORE)

How do you tell quartz from diamonds?

Diamond will scratch quartz, quartz will not scratch diamond. Better yet, garnet or corundum sandpaper will scratch quartz, but not scratch diamond.

Is tanzanite quartz the same as tanzanite diamond?

Actually neither term is correct. Tanzanite is a variety of the mineral Zoisite. Quartz and Diamond are minerals in their own right and there is absolutely no connection between the 3 of them. They all have unique physical and chemical properties. Anyone trying to sell "Tanzanite Quartz" is most lik (MORE)

Why quartz watch runs slow?

they have gears just like mechanical watches and those moving gearshave small amounts of watch oil, after years the oil dries andslows down the watch and eventually will kill the circuid board butmost of the time it will run slow until you have a watchmaker takeit apart and clean it and put fresh oi (MORE)

Why are quartz watches so accurate?

bcoz as d electronic watches now available use vibration of a crystal of a substance called quartz to mesure time . d frequency of da vibrting quartz crystal in side these cloks n' watches is so regular dat dey lose or gain only 1s every10 years..... .to take mor information go to SHARMISHTA MAAM (MORE)

What is the value per pound of quartz?

This would depend upon a number of factors. Massive, or crystalline? Colorless, or colorful? Clear or opaque? Fractured or flawless? From the Swiss Alps, or from Arkansas? A buck a pound will get you good tumbling grade agate, but a well crystallized rose quartz specimen, or top grade rutilated quar (MORE)

Why is diamond harder than quartz?

Diamond is harder than quartz because of the type of bonds the carbons form with each other. Due to carbons ability to form 4 bonds, multiple bonds may be formed between several surrounding carbon atoms. Quartz on the other hand is formed of molecules that do not have this unique property of carbon (MORE)

What is the value of a rock with quartz?

Putting a value on quartz crystals . Several factors enter into determining the "value" of any mineral specimen. Please remember "beauty is in the eye of the beholder." And that "beauty" may be precisely what makes one crystal more pricey than another. The overall appearance counts toward beauty... (MORE)

What kind of mineral can scratch quartz but not diamond?

According to the Mohs scale of hardness, Diamond has a hardness of 10 and Quartz has a hardness of 7. Any mineral with a hardness greater than 7 can scratch quartz and diamond can scratch any mineral with a hardness less than 10. Corundum (hardness of 9) and Topaz (hardness of 8) are two examples of (MORE)

What is the current value of gold in quartz?

The valuation on gold that is not extracted as metal can be higher than bullion prices if it is in a collectible form. Nuggets in their natural shape can be exposed using chipping and hydrofluoric acid (a very dangerous substance). There is a market for rutilated crystals containing gold, mainly as (MORE)

Are mechanical watches quartz watches?

No, mechanical and automatic watches are powered by a mainspring, quartz watches are powered by a battery. A mechanical watch needs to be manual wound by the crown and is lacking a rotor. An automatic watch is wound by a rotor that tightens the mainspring, it can also be manually wound by the crown. (MORE)

Is quartz diamond?

Quartz and diamond are stones that look similar. The differencelies in the fact that diamond is a much harder substance thanquartz.

Is the quartz watch the mechanical watch?

Quartz and mechanical watches use vastly different technology to power movements. A quartz crystal watch uses a tiny battery to electronically power the movement. A mechanical watch uses a balance wheel and hairspring. Hand-winding the mechanical watch powers the movement. For more information pl (MORE)

Do you have to wind a quartz movement watch?

Many analogue watches nowadays use what's called a piezo-electric crystal to generate the energy required to function. In essence a piezo-electric crystal will generate an electric current when it is deformed, which can be achieved simply by applying a force to it (such as the one generated by the m (MORE)

What is a 18k gold plated and 8 genuine diamond on bezel Xavier watch worth?

Just won a consolation prize with PCH and they sent a check for $400 and a brochure. According to the brochure a set of men's and ladies Xavier watches are worth $449.95. It has 8 genuine diamonds, 18K gold plated, mother-of-pearl dial, quartz movement and water resistant to 100 feet. That's two wat (MORE)

Does Rolex make a quartz watch?

Rolex has a line of watches called Oysterquartz, they had a date model in steel and a day-date in gold. Google it for more info

Why is quartz required in watches?

Quartz, is made up of silica and oxygen,it is one of the most common minerals on Earth. Billions of people use quartz every day, but few realize it because the tiny crystals they use are hidden in their watches and clocks. What do the clear or whitish crystal rocks found all over the world have to (MORE)

Can some parts of a quartz can be diamond?

No! Diamonds are a pure form of carbon, while quartz is a silica-oxygen compound. According to Wikipedia quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust. It is a major component of sand.

What is the value per ounce for quartz?

This depends on many factors and types of quartz: optical quartz,ultrapure quartz, crystallized quartz, objects from quartz, quartzas a gem, powdered quartz etc.

Does quartz have a good value?

No. Quartz is common, and virtually worthless. Patrons of gift shops and tourist shops are often gullible enough to pay for polished quartz, as the crystals can be very attractive, but on its own, it is worth nothing.

Why do you put quartz in watches?

Quartz usually gets used in two possible ways in watches. The most common way quartz gets used in watches is in the form of a quartz crystal oscillator. When a crystal of quartz is properly cut and mounted, it can be made to distort in an electric field by applying a voltage to an electrode near (MORE)

Is there a such thing called diamond quartz?

There are double-terminated quartz crystals that have remarkable clarity and smooth crystal faces, which have non-scientifically been referred to as diamond quartz--the Herkimer Diamond is one so-named type of quartz crystal.

How does a quartz watch works?

Quartz has the property of being piezo electric. It can bend with electricity or produce electricity by bending. Cutting a quartz crytal to precise dimensions will allow it it resonate when stimulated. Electronics in the watch use the crystal in an oscillator circuit to produce a frequency, typica (MORE)

Is a diamond quartz?

No. A diamond is a diamond: quartz is quartz. Both have differentchemical elements and different molecular structures.

What is the value of smoky quartz?

The value of smoky quartz will vary with the color. Medium smokey quartz is valued at approximately $38 per carat. Lighter and darker shades will be worth less.

Where are quartz watches sold?

It has been found that quartz watches are widely available. These can be purchased in the jewellery department of better department stores such as Sears, The Bay, Macy's and Nordstrom. One can also find quartz watches at fine jewellery stores as well as on sites such as Amazon, Overstock and eBay. (MORE)

What does it means a quartz watch?

It is a watch that uses an oscillator based on a quartz crystal toelectronically keep time. Older watches used gears and an escapemechanism to govern the speed. In a quartz watch, a precision cutpiece of quartz is used in part of a circuit to generate a specificfrequency. A quartz clock works simila (MORE)

Where can one purchase a quartz watch?

One can purchase a quartz watch in a variety of jewelry stores. One can visit Macy's, Dillard's as well as Shane Co. All of which have an outstanding jewelry department,

What is the value of a pink quartz diamond?

A quartz is not a diamond. A quartz is a quartz. Quartz is classified as a semi-precious stone. The value of itdepends on many factors such as: . Size . Weight . Condition . Deepness of the colour . Shape . If it is in natural form or if it has been shaped and added tojewellery You will ha (MORE)