Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun quartz

2 senses of quartz

Sense 1
quartz glass, quartz, vitreous silica, lechatelierite, crystal -- (colorless glass made of almost pure silica)
       => natural glass -- (magma of any composition that cooled very rapidly)

Sense 2
quartz -- (a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities)
       => mineral -- (solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition)

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