Rose Quartz (Rock of Love) is a quartz variety. The color varies from dark to very light, translucent pink. Rose Quartz named after the pink color is often cracked and mostly cloudy anything, the coloring materials are titanium and manganese. The color may fade, very small rutielnaalden cause cabochonslijpsel a zesstralige star. Rose Quartz has long been treated as a gemstone. The best rose quartz are mined in Madagascar. Kattenoogeffect-rose quartz is found in Sri Lanka. It also occurs in Kenya, Mozambique and Namibia. In Brazil, numerous sites in Minas Gerais was found for the first time rose quartz in 1959, some rozenkwartsen from Brazil show kattenoogefect or asterism. In the United States, rose quartz found in the states of Maine, California, South Dakota and Colorado. Asterism occurs in rose quartz from New York and Georgia. Even Russia, Kazakhstan, India and Japan supply rose quartz. Only rarely rose quartz over 20 carats faceted. The American Museum of Natural History is a sphere of 625 carats of rose quartz exhibiting asterism.