Quartz is also known as "Clear Quartz" or "Rock Crystal". Healing powers associated with this stone are: Increase intuition and insight, enhance awareness. Quartz is the most common of all minerals. It comes in many shapes and forms. Crystals very in size from tiny particles glittering on the surface of a rock to pieces that weigh up to a ton. This mineral may be transparent or translucent. In it's natural state, it is colorless, but frequently is colored from impurities. Common form of quartz are rose, smoky, amethyst and green. These forms of quartz may be used in jewelry and as decoration pieces. In it's pure form, quartz has many uses. It's uses range from the manufacturing of glass to use in electronics and optical equipment. Most quartz crystal is from Brazil and Arkansas.