Crystallography

   Crystallography is the science that examines crystals, which can be found everywhere in nature—from salt to snowflakes to gemstones. Crystallographers use the properties and inner structures of crystals to determine the arrangement of atoms and generate knowledge that is used by chemists, physicists, biologists, and others.
Crystallography

Quartz

Pseudocubic habit with elongated rhombohedral face.

Crystallography

Jaybird Quarry

El Dorado County, California

Quartz study

https://www.geologypage.com/latestnews

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineralogy

Many excellent references in the link above.

https://www.earthmagazine.org/

http://www.quartzpage.de/

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Crystallography

 

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