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  • Tracy McMahon

    The Cave of Crystals, Naica, Mexico. When I hike in Western NC, where quartz crystals abundantly protrude through soil in boulders, chunks, and specks, I often think about caves of crystals living right under and around me.

  • Christie A. Lau

    Crystal Cave of Giants, Mexico- I guess this is just a place we can admire from afar

  • Williemae Wurz

    Crystal cave. naica, mexico. rocks

  • Sandra Sinclair

    Giant Crystal Cave - A cave connected to the Naica Mine in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. Giant selenite crystals (gypsum), some of the largest natural crystals ever found. The maximum age is dated about 500,000 years.

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Cave of Crystals, Naica Mine, Mexico

Amazing cave-of-crystals contains crystals of selenite (gypsum) as large as 4 ft. in diameter and 50 ft. long. - Naica Mine in Chihuahua, Mexico

The giant obelisks are formed from groundwater saturated in calcium sulphate which filtered through the cave system millions of years ago

The crystal cavern was discovered within the same limestone body that hosts the silver-zinc-lead ore bodies exploited by the mine