Crystal cluster

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A quartz crystal cluster from Tibet
Dolomite druse (pink) with calcite crystals

A crystal cluster is a group of crystals which formed in an open space environment and exhibit euhedral crystal form determined by their internal crystal structure. A cluster of small crystals coating the walls of a cavity are called druse.

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  • "Mechanical and Physical Properties of Whiskers", CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 55th edition.