How Minerals Form
What is a geode?
What is crystallization?
What are the two methods that cause minerals to form?
A geode is a rounded hollow rock that is lined with mineral crystals. This occurs because water with chemicals seeps into a crack in a rock and minerals form over time.
Crystallization is a process by which atoms are arranged to form crystals.
They can form by crystallization of magma
They can form by crystallization of a solution
--veins – are narrow channels in which hot water solutions seep in.