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quartz

(kwōrts),
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electric instruments.

quartz

(kworts) a crystalline form of silica (silicon dioxide).

quartz

Drug slang
A regionally popular street term for smokable methamphetamine or crack cocaine.
 
Vox populi
Silica, see there.

quartz

(kwōrts)
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electrical instruments.

quartz

(kwōrts)
A crystalline form of silicon dioxide used in chemical apparatus and in optic and electrical instruments.

quartz,

n See silica.
quartz, fused,
n a form of silica that is amorphous and exhibits no inversion at any temperature below its fusion point; of little use in dentistry.
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The earliest reference to blue quartz in Spain is found in Calderon (1910), who gives the locality only as the Antequera region.
Unabia, "Deni" of Palito, "SF Blue Quartz 2" of Bebot Uy, "San Guillermo" of Jun David and Bong Valle, "Red Lakota" of Jake Javier, "Camsur" of Ricky Magtoto, "CGV Aldo San Rafael JT" of Mayor Goto, "TMP" of Tady Palma, and "Tolpu & Romy" of Romy Lim.
Panganiban, "SF Blue Quartz 2"of Bebot Uy, "Jimafer NG 1"of Jun and Rudy Jingco, "JJC Gurkha/Pasay City Cockpit" of Jesse Carlos and Eric dela Rosa, "Lucky Changes RM" of Rene Medina and Jun Velasco, "AA SL" of Mayor Elan, and "Tokwing Fantastic" of Tokwing.