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Most rose quartz are opaque or translucent with a 'cloudy' look. Transparent rose quartz is rarely found
Rose quartz is a durable gemstone and hard enough for jewelry use
Opaque - Transparent - Translucent
Brazil, Madagascar, South Africa, India and more
Not commonly treated, but there are some dyed materials in the market
Some rose quartz with rutile mineral inclusion can display a cat's eye or 6-ray star effect. The effect is stronger when rose quartz is cut into a cabochon or dome shape