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What is quartz?

Quartz is a naturally occurring silicate mineral composed of silicon dioxide (SiO2). Its hardness is 7 on the Mohs scale and it is in the trigonal crystal system. Quartz posse (MORE)
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Where is quartz?

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust, after feldspar. It is made up of a continuous framework of SiO4 silicon--oxygen tetrahedra, with e (MORE)

Is it 'Smokey the Bear' or 'Smokey Bear'?

It is 'Smokey Bear'. There is no "the" in his name. That was added by songwriters to make their song sound better. Check the National Forest Service's history of Smokey Bear a (MORE)

What can you do with quartz?

Chemically it is Silica - Silicon Dioxide - the main constituent of glass.       Quartz is piezo-electric and was used in early sonar transducers, but modern sonar uses (MORE)
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How can one buy a smokey quartz ring?

Smokey quartz rings are available at many jewellery retailers including well-known high street stores such as Ernest Jones. They can also be purchased online or second hand on (MORE)

What does quartz?

Your question isn't complete or interpretable.    Quartz is a mineral found in nature as a crystalline stone. It is  the second most common mineral in the Earth's surf (MORE)