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Chemical composition SiO2
Silicon dioxide
Crystal system Trigonal
Habit Aggregate, massive
Fracture Conchoidal
Hardness 6.5-7
Refractive index 1.53-1.54
Specific gravity 2.58-2.64
Lustre Vitreous
Imperial Jasper Cabochon, Mexico
Photo courtesy of Rick Martin