Milky Quartz, also known as snow quartz or white quartz, has a Mohs hardness of 7. The milky white color is created by microscopic fluid inclusions trapped inside the crystal during its formation. These fluid inclusions affect the growth form of the crystal.
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Milky quartz helps one observe from a fresh, childlike place of innocence instead of a cynical adult-like or biased perspective. It is considered to be a powerful healer. It can be programmed for specific functions. Milky quartz will release energy very gradually or hold it until it is needed. It can be used in combination with emerald, spinel, and pearl or shell to balance polarities.
The polished specimen in this handmade silver pendant shown above is iron-stained milky quartz. Chevron amethyst is a combination of purple amethyst and milky quartz. An example can be seen in the pendant below.