How Are Crystals Formed?

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Crystals are formed from vapor or liquid that has been compressed or exposed to a change in temperature. Crystals need room to grow, so they are usually found in an open space such as a crack in a rock.
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Crystals are formed by atoms. Like everything else in nature, crystals are formed by atoms. If a mineral has flat planes, known as crystal surfaces, and its atoms are grouped in regular
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crystals form from molten rock as the molten rock cools. if the molten rock cools very fast then you may have small crystals growing or no crystals at all. if the molten rockk colls
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The only answer I can give is similar to what you have been given before. Crystal growth can take anything from seconds to tens of years or more but not the millions you are thinking
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