Grow your own crystals with these easy recipes. Learn about crystal structures and how crystals are classified.

How to Grow Calcium Carbonate Crystals (Aragonite)

Calcium carbonate crystals can take any of a number of forms. You can grow your own crystals that will resemble either the clear needle-like calcium carbonate prisms found naturally around hot springs or the delicate, lace-like branching structures found in caves and mines (cave flowers). The mineral CaCO3 is known […]

Aragonite Crystal Cluster - Aragonite from Tazouta Mine, Sefrou, Morocco (photo credit: Kevin Walsh)