Emerald Formation-How are Emeralds Formed?

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Emerald Formation-How are Emeralds Formed? Typically, emeralds form in geological environments known as hydrothermal veins within metamorphic rocks. Emeralds are formed deep within the Earth’s crust, typically within these veins where hot water carries minerals and deposits them as the water cools. They crystallize from solutions rich in beryllium, aluminum, silicon, and other elements. The … Read more