A quartz crystal that exhibits a tangerine color. This form of quartz contains all the usual properties of clear quartz along with many additional properties provided by the mineral content which provides the tangerine color to the crystal. It promotes inner self evaluation and evolution. It brings the strength and loving essence to continue in any and all pursuits. It allows one to re-trace any negative energies which attempt to penetrate ones protective shileld. It stimulates the Sacral chakra and enhances creativity. It dispels isolation and disconnectedness and abates unwarrented fears. The energy of the crystal brings to one the tendency to feel less vulnerable, more dispassionate, and calm when dealing with the actual path for "change". Tangerine quartz has been used in the treatment of disorders related to the reproductive system. It has been used in the treatment of weight loss. It is said to provide for an increased T- cell count in AIDS patients.