What is the difference of Quartz and Calcite?

awesomeagop
Asked Feb 01, 2010
Edited Feb 02, 2010
Calcite is composed of calcium carbonate, and it will dissolve when it comes in contact with acid.

Quartz is composed of silicon dioxide and is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's crust.
Oni_Kami
Answered Feb 02, 2010

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