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rose quartz

noun

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


rose quartz

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rose quartz1

First recorded in 1810–20

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Example Sentences

She sent a letter that was placed on the coffin and had a rose quartz ring designed with a butterfly to commemorate her friend.

From Ozy

A piece of rose quartz and a stone from New Jersey, for silver ore and a stone from any other State.

Rose quartz, or false ruby, derives its colour from manganese.

In addition to amethyst and citrine quartz we have the pinkish, milky quartz known as "rose quartz."

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

The mirror misted and then he was looking, as if through a window, into a room with walls and ceiling of rose quartz.

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