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GROW YOUR OWN CRYSTALS

Introduction
Gather Your Equipment
Prepare a Supersaturated Solution
Put It All Together
Results and Resources

Mineral Matters
Regional Minerals

Gather Your Equipment

To make your own salt crystals, you'll need a few items from around the house.

[Picture of glass jar, measuring cup, box of salt, pencil, cotton string, spoon, paperclip, and paper towel] A heat-proof, glass jar (a mason jar is excellent.)
A measuring cup
About 1 cup of boiling water
About 1/2 cup of salt
A pencil
Cotton string
A spoon
A paperclip
A paper towel

Now it's time to prepare a supersaturated solution.

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