Asked • 06/01/19

How and where do double-terminated crystals form?

How and where do double-terminated crystals form?Most terminated crystals form by 'growing' out of a rock. Which causes one side to be flat,(or whatever the shape of the rock it 'grew' out of was shaped like), and the other side to be 'terminated'. Meaning that the one side has a natural faceted end.Double-terminated crystals obviously couldn't form like this.

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Jeremy W. answered • 02/25/21

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