Where do crystals naturally occur in the earth?

Answer Crystals form naturally in the Earth's continental crust. They form when lava, or liquid rock, cools and hardens inside the earth. Most crystals, except for salt, take thousands of years to form. T... Read More »

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Where does most photosynthesis occur on earth?

Most photosynthesis on earth occur in the oceans, which account for over 70 percent of the earth's surface and are teeming with phytoplankton. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants and simp... Read More »

How do crystals form in the earth?

Environmental factors such as temperature, pressure and condensation all play a role in the formation of the glassy mineral shapes known as crystals, ranging from common sulfur to dazzling diamonds... Read More »

Where Can You Find Crystals?

The best place for you to legally and safely dig quartz crystals is in a mine where you can pay to locate the minerals. Examples in Arkansas include Arrowhead in Mount Ida, Wegner Mines in Norman a... Read More »

Where Are Crystals Located?

In the United States, states with quartz crystal deposits include Arizona, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina and Washington. However, the major producer is Arkansas, where the m... Read More »