Friday, February 11, 2011

Giant Crystal Cave

With lengths over 11m, the giant gypsum crystals found in the Naica Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico. These are Selenite crystals, the translucent beams of gypsum and are the largest crystals ever discovered. These crystals were formed by hydrothermal fluids emanating from the magma chambers below. Naica caves are the greatest expression of magnitude and beauty in the world.

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