When you first buy your crystal is is important to cleanse the crystal. There are many techniques, such as:
- salt bath
- earth energy
When it comes to cleansing your crystals there are many methods. When it comes to water, there are crystals that shouldn't be placed in water because it is unsafe and will completely dissolve the crystal when placed in water or they lose their color.
Some of the crystals in the list can even become toxic when dissolved and absolutely shouldn't be ingested under no circumstances.
If you ever to place crystals in water that shouldn't be, discard them and do your research on other cleansing methods like smudging.
- Tangerine Quartz
Background on Minerals:
Minerals are formed from various geologic processes, such as volcanic activity. They have a recognizable elemental structure or chemical composition. Research more about the science of how a crystal is formed. It is fascinating.