Conservapedia:Manual of Style/Minerals
|Chemical name||Silicon dioxide|
|Colors||Clear (with no impurities)|
|Crystal habit||6-sided prism ending in 6-sided pyramid|
|Name origin||German "Quarz".|
The following are guidelines for creating and editing articles pertaining to minerals.
The mineral template infobox (example right) is to be used for all articles.
Names and brief descriptions of varieties based on significant differences in chemical composition or properties.
Discuss the history of this mineral. Some of them have ancient history and some are modern. This history can include more details on how its name originated.
Prominent features likely to lead to identification.
Flame and chemical tests.
Describe how the mineral forms; such as mineral veins and its association with different rocks.
List any uses such as industrial, ornamental, etc.
List the occurrences of this mineral throughout the world. Start with the type locality.
Add external links to this mineral from the following sources:
If there are multiple images of this mineral, display them at the bottom of the article using the