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Author Topic: Do I need to worry about orientation when just slabbing quartz crystals?  (Read 102 times)

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R.U. Sirius

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I will be cutting thin slabs of "garden" quartz (a.k.a. lodolite) to use as caps in doublets.

Can I orient the crystal any way I like to maximize yield and aesthetics, or should I expect problems in certain directions of sawing?
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Re: Do I need to worry about orientation when just slabbing quartz crystals?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2022, 05:10:59 PM »

I've cut lots and have just worried about yield and all was fine.
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