Archive for the Quartz Group Category

Quartz Group of Minerals

Quartz Group of minerals is all about the many different ways in which SiO2 can be organized into a neutral structure. And it is really amazingly interesting to know that there are actually no less than nine different ways to organize SiO2. The SiO2 is by the way is referred…

Mineral Cristobalite

The chemical composition of the mineral Cristobalite is indicated by the formula SiO2, a Silicon Dioxide. This Cristobalite belongs to the Silicates mineral class. Mineral Cristobalite is actually used as an indicator of high temperature of crystallization. It is also commonly used as a mineral specimen, which usually exhibits a…

Mineral Coesite

The chemical composition of the mineral Coesite is indicated by the formula SiO2, a Silicon Dioxide. This Coesite belongs to the Silicates mineral class. Mineral Coesite is commonly used as an indicator of high pressure crystallization, possibly a meteorite impact. Mineral Coesite is also used as a mineral specimen and…