Quartz, chemically known as Silicon Dioxide (SiO2), is one of the most important minerals available on the earth’s surface. It is used in various industries like manufacturing of glass, artificial marble & slabs and also used as an abrasive due to its hardness and durability. It can be identified by its glassy brilliance, conchoidal fracture, and crystal shape.Get A quote
Quartz has been used as a gemstone and in jewelry making for ages. Quartz is a great material for this since it is hard, polishable, crystalline, and long-lasting.
Quartz crystals have oscillators that can vibrate at specific frequencies, which helps to control the movement of the watch or clock and ensures that it is keeping accurate time. The piezoelectric effect that quartz crystals have—the capacity to generate electricity when mechanical force is applied—is also utilized to keep track of time.
Novaculite is a type of microcrystalline or cryptocrystalline quartz that has been used for thousands of years to this day to sharpen cutting instruments, make medical incision devices, and cut weaponry. Razors are sharpened with hones, while tools and knives are edged with a whetstone or smooth stone.