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rose quartz

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noun
  1. a rose-red to pink variety of crystalline quartz usually found in massive form and used as a gem or ornamental stone.
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Origin of rose quartz

First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for rose quartz

Historical Examples

  • Considered as a commercial asset, the Rose-Quartz Spring was dead.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

    Charles Asbury Stephens

  • Through small square panes of rose-quartz the citizens looked from their houses.

    The Book of Wonder

    Edward J. M. D. Plunkett, Lord Dunsany


British Dictionary definitions for rose quartz

rose quartz

noun
  1. a rose-pink often translucent variety of quartz that is used for ornaments
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