Latest Quartz Stories

2013-08-20 23:03:24

Two-component, toughened, quartz-filled, heat-resistant epoxy compound for high-performance bonding, sealing and casting is widely used in downhole, oil processing and other petrochemical applications.

2013-08-13 23:03:52

The Jauch Quartz Crystals and Oscillators provide the most comprehensive range of structural elements for frequency control targeting industrial, medical, telecom, metering and automotive applications.

3D Food Printer Gets A NASA Grant
2013-05-22 04:27:01

According to a report by Quartz, NASA is dishing out $125,000 in grant money to help Anjan Contractor develop a 3D food printer.

Latest Quartz Reference Libraries

2005-05-25 18:55:31

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust. It has a hexagonal crystal structure made of trigonal crystallized silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2), with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. Density is 2.6 g/cm³. The typical shape is a six-sided prism that ends in six-sided pyramids, although these are often distorted, or so massive that only part of the shape is apparent from a mined specimen. Additionally a bed is a common form, particularly for varieties such as amethyst,...

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