Thanks to man's ingenuity, we learned long ago that quartzite can be dyed to create vivid, brilliant colors that can be used as jewelry to light up and enhance any outfit! Quartzite gives you big, bold, colorful designs at very affordable prices.
Various Colors Due To Dye
Dyed Quartzite Classification
various colors due to dye
Appearance, RI and magnification. Might show a band in the orange section of the spectra due to dye.
Dyed Quartzite Optical Properties
Translucent To Opaque
1.544-1.553 Tolerance: very constant
SWUV: Generally inert LWUV: Generally inert
Dyed Quartzite Chemistry & Crystallography
silicon dioxide (aka silica)
Dyed Quartzite Characteristic Physical Properties
Dyed quartzite is composed of tiny quartz grains and it will have dye in the fractures.