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How many chemical compounds are typically in geode?

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asked Apr 3 by moira (120 points)

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You typically have an outer shell matrix and a crystallized mineral inside. The mineral inside usually is carried inside the shell in solution. The water evaporates leaving mineral deposits which form crystals under the right conditions.

Wiki says https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geode
answered Apr 4 by Weasel (35,750 points)
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The most common geode type is composed of quartz, which is SiO2. Geodes can also contain other materials, such as calcite, goethite, or pyrite, to name a few.
answered Apr 28 by hershel (46,460 points)

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