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Moganite, a crystal of silicon dioxide similar to quartz, is known to form on Earth in specific circumstances in sedimentary settings from alkaline fluids.
In the case of flat glass, which makes up windows, that mixture may include sand (silicon dioxide), lime, and soda.
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