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how do I know if the smokey quartz i have is a real stone or lab created ?

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asked Sep 6, 2018 by distarling (130 points)

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Smoky quartz is plentiful, I can see no reason to fabricate it. You could probably control some factors but...post a picture we can start there.
answered Sep 10, 2018 by Weasel (58,850 points)
There is some clear quartz that is irradiated to make it smoky. These are usually very dark black and clear, and often heated of the Arkansas quartz material.