What Is Druzy?


Drusy, druse, druzy, drusies different spellings, but they all mean tiny quartz crystals that form within or on the surface of other stones.When ground water carrying dissolved silica is forced into a porous area of the rock, rapid cooling often occurs, causing the formation of tiny crystals on the surfaces or in cavities of the rock.
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druzy is an alternative spelling for drusy which is the quality of having a layer of tiny quartz crystals that sometimes form on gemstones, giving them a striking sparkly appearance
Druze, or druse, is a layer of tiny crystals that forms inside the cavity of a rock or on a rock's surface. Druzy quartz, for example, results from the rapid cooling of silica deposited
Quartz crystals that form within or on the surface of other stones. Anonymous
Making jewelry with these wonderful rare examples of certain stones always bring out the question, “What is Druzy?” I said the same thing the first time I saw it and proceeded
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Druzy refers to a layer of crystals which form within a mineral crust, for instance the inner cavity of a geode which is usually lined with a druze of sparkling quartz crystals. Druzy can be somehow tender due to the small size of the crystals that they are formed out of.
A druzy is a geological phenomenon that occurs when quartz crystals form inside or on top of other stones. They form when silica is forced into porous areas of stones by groundwater.
Druzy or Drusy is from the Quartz family and it is an alternative to the more expensive Quartz. The cut gems of this quartz can be worth as much as six-hundred dollars.
Druzy is a type of gemstone used in the making of some jewelry. It is an unusual stone and comes in a large variety of colors. Druzy is often spelled drusy or drusie.
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