Crystals with etchings that appears to be symbols.
Sanda Rosa Azeztulite
Trademarked name of white quartz with inclusions of black mica and garnets that is found in North Carolina. Sold only by the trademark owner and authorized dealers.
Satyamani (Sathya Mani) Quartz
Trademarked name of quartz from an area in southern India. It is a massive quartz, not individual crystals. It cannot be scientifically distinguished by any test from normal quartz, nor does it have any unique physical attrribute.
Trademarked name for quartz found in the Satyaloka area of India. Marketed by the trademark holder. It is reported to be spiritually processed by local monks before being exported. See Satyaloka Quartz below.
Translucent to opaque quartz from Satyaloka area of southern India. Usually included. It cannot be scientifically distinguished by any test from normal quartz, nor does it have any unique physical attrributes.
A crystal with one or more very long flat sides
A crystals, where a new quartz crystal forms over and caps a previously formed prismatic crystal.
A quartz cluster in which all the points are similar length.
A crystal with an included veil that appears as a phase of the moon.
A self healed crystal has many terminations where it has been broken and then re grown.
An included quartz. with a green color comes from inclusions of the fibrous mineral Hedenbergite. Found on Seriphos Islands of Greece. Also called Prasem
Quartz containing what appears to be a blue, gray, or black phantom crystal caused by included shale.
Quartz containing a mixture of Lodolite, Smoky Quartz, Phantoms and Rutilated Quartz.
Another name for Shamanic Dream crystals discussed above
Broad flat slices of quartz crystals that have broken off and continued to grow
Sheet quartz has a clear flat section often between two crystals.
A crystal with a rare main face having only 6 edges.
A distorted crystal with planes, blades and indents. Seems to be shifting around as it was growing. See Growth Interference
A crystal with a point that slopes downward similar to a shovel.
Siberian Blue Quartz Crystal
Man made product: Quartz bonded with coating of titanium. Sometimes call Blue Quartz.
Other colors of man-made quartz from Russia
Quartz, some with Lemurian markings, from China. It has black inclusions, some quite large.
"A skeletal has depressed cavern in the center of one of the termination faces. Skeletals have an interesting pattern of multiple fracture lines running parallel with two or more sides of a face on a diamond. The lines appear to have occurred during the growth stage and are usually spaced in such a manner to give a three dimensional, holographic look when observed through on face." ---herkimerdiamonds.com
Smoky Amethyst Brandenburg
A smoky, dark violet small quartz crystal from the Brandenburg mountain region of Namibia
Smoky Amethyst Quartz
Dark amethyst crystals colored by the natural radioactivity within the earth as they were formed.
Smoky Candle Quartz
Quartz that is naturally dark due to radioactivity during development that appears like a dripping candle.
Smoky Cathedral Quartz
Cathedral quartz darkened by natural radioactivity during formation
Smoky Citrine Quartz
Natural Citrine quartz colored normally a honey brown by natural radioactivity during the crystal's formation
An elestial tinted dark brown by natural radiation during formation
Naturally dark quartz colored by the crystal’s proximity to naturally radioactive elements within the Earth.
A smoky crystal is a Herkimer Diamond with a very slight gray to black discoloration inside. This discoloration is disseminated anthraxolite and sometimes appears as thin wisps of smoke.
Lemurian Seed Crystal naturally darkened by radioactivity during formation
Smoky Rose Quartz
Natural rose quartz colored a darker color by natural radioactivity within the earth as the crystal developed.
A white, somewhat translucent quartz, mostly found as tumbled stones.
Contact twin crystals same size NOT growing from common base, each with separate terminations, parallel growth, joined on one side by contact.
These are Lemurian Crystals that are reported to have been mined in Mozambique. About 300 lbs are reported. Be aware that we know of no way to identify a Lemurian as being from Mozambique. See Lemurian Seed Crystal.
A crystal with a small face that looks like the spade figures on a deck of cards. Smaller than a shovel.
In India, quartz crystal is called Sphatik.
Quartz that is colored dark red or scarlet by included sphalerite. It can also be black from the sphalerite.
Distinct twisting down the axis.
Two attached DT
crystals of similar size.
A crystal that has grown so quickly in the long direction that the end faces are not filled in on the crystal aggregates to form a “single” crystal. Tiny faces terminate each point, all in the same orientation.
A crystal having the appearance of two adjoining main faces each with 4-6 edges.
A formation in which the crystals radiate outward as they grow up. See The Quartz Page
for details and photos
Quartz growing as stalagmite formation.
Crystal has of glyph-like markings or geometric patterns and a key.
Star Hollandite Quartz
Quartz crystals with inclusion of hollandite that appear as small stars
Also known as "Asterated Quartz." Star Quartz is a radiating aggregate of quartz crystals.
see Hollandite Quartz,
Drusy Quartz with etched faces
A crystal having one or more steps fully formed into one or more facets.
Strawberry Quartz is Quartz with light red iridescent red hematite needles. The best comes from Kazakhstan. The crystal should be clear enough to see the hematite needles. If the crystal is completely opaque it is not strawberry quartz. Beware that pink glass is being marketed as Strawberry quartz. Be careful. Also Quartz with Lepidocrocite is marketed as Strawberry Quartz. See Lepidocrocite Quartz.
Crystal having one or more parallel growth lines that run along the sides of the crystal.
Sugar Blade Quartz
Drusy Quartz with long blades of non Drusy areas.
Super 8 Quartz
A combniation of f Amethyst, Cacoxenite, Clear Quartz, Hematite, Strengite, Beraunite, Rockbridgeite and Limonite from Brazil.
A combination of seven minerals – Amethyst, Cacoxenite, Goethite, Lepidocrocite, Clear Quartz, Rutile, and Smoky Quartz. Also called Melody's Stone and Sacred Seven Quartz
Sunrise Quartz Crystals are quartz which is covered with natural coating of iron oxide, and perhaps other minerals. The coating are often graduated in color presenting clusters similar in appearance to the sunrise. Most come from China.
Sunshine Aura Quartz
See Titanium Aura Quartz