Definition of Smoky quartz

1. Noun. A smoky yellow or brown quartz.

Exact synonyms: Cairngorm
Generic synonyms: Quartz



Definition of Smoky quartz

1. Noun. A brown to black variety of quartz. ¹

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Literary usage of Smoky quartz

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1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"smoky quartz.—At Taylorsville and Stony Point, North Carolina, ... In Alexander, Burke, Catawba, and adjacent counties, smoky quartz crystals which would ..."

2. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana (1885)
"Magnetite, hematite, brown iron ore in large veins near Jackson (on u Bald face mountain "), quartz crystal*, smoky quartz. BATH. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"-Among the crystalline varieties of quartz are rock crystal, amethyst, smoky quartz, rose quartz, milky quartz, the mineral being colorless when pure, ..."

4. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, James Dwight Dana (1877)
"Magnetite, hematite, brown iron ore in large veins near Jackson (on " Bald face mountain "), quartz crystal*, smoky quartz. BATH. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Among the crystalline varieties of quartz are rock crystal, amethyst, smoky quartz, rose quartz, milky quartz, the mineral being colorless when pure, ..."

6. A System of Mineralogy: Descriptive Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent by James Dwight Dana, George Jarvis Brush (1884)
"Magnetite, specular iron, brown iron ore in large veins near Jackson (on "Bald face mountain "), quartz crystals, smoky quartz. ..."

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