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Crystal Photo Gallery

Elements, Compounds, and Minerals


This is a collection of photographs of crystals. Some are crystals you can grow yourself. Others are representative pictures of crystals of elements and minerals.
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Almandine garnet, which is also known as carbuncle, is an iron-aluminum garnet.Almandine Garnet CrystalThis alum crystal grew overnight.Alum CrystalAlum crystals can be found in a few different shapes. This is an alum crystal pyramid.Alum Crystal PyramidThis is a large crystal of alum, or aluminium potassium sulfate.Alum Crystal
In the Smithsonian kits, these are called 'frosty diamonds'. Alum CrystalsCrystals of amethyst from Brazil.AmethystAmethystAmethystApatite is the name given to a group of phosphate minerals.Apatite Crystals
Crystals of aragonite.AragoniteAsbestos with muscovite.AsbestosCrystals of azurite.AzuriteThese are blue crystals of the rare mineral benitoite.Benitoite Crystals

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