Quartz is one of the hardest materials on earth; actually it is the most plentiful mineral in Earth's "continental crust" and is the most abundant and common mineral found on Earth's surface. It's hardness 7 on 'Mohs scal' and comes from Sedimentary and uneven rocks Environment. The Quartz crystals are prevalently big and blameless. There are many types of Quartz with lots of colors and differences, such as Rock Crystal – which is a Colorless, transparent sort of Quartz, Rutilated Quartz – is a yellow with a shaped like a needle blinker style and Smoky Quartz – which is almost black , dark type of Quartz.
In few places in the world -the basic mineral can be found mixed with other minerals and natural materials such as Calcite, Fluorapatite (mostly in Afghanistan), Ilvaite (in Russia). Quartz also goes by the name of Silica (which depicts Quartz, Opal & Chalcedony).
Adding water into a garden needs to be planned carefully before any work is started. Friends of mine, Julie and Brian, newly wed, had moved into a new home and were just starting to landscape their garden. A neighbor also starting to landscape, had hired the services of a Bobcat, and Brian asked the driver if he had the time to dig a hole for him in his back yard. Although Brian had no plan, the driver obliged, and proceeded to dig a very large and deep hole, ready for Brian's (spur of the moment idea) pond. The back yard was filled with the huge piles of soil that had been removed, but Brian was happy. The hole had been dug, and all he had to do was add a liner, some rocks, and a lovely little waterfall. Ummm …
It was raining the night Julie called and invited me … Read More