Definitions for quartzoseˈkwɔrt soʊs; -səs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the commonest mineral, silicon dioxide, SiO2, occurring in crystals, grains, and cryptocrystalline masses: the chief component of sand.
Origin of quartz:
1750–60; < G Quarz
quartz•oseˈkwɔrt soʊs; -səs(adj.)
relating to or made of quartz
Pertaining to quartz; made of quartz.
containing, or resembling, quartz; partaking of the nature or qualities of quartz