Oct
28
2008

Massive, powerful crystals in Mexican cave. Dungeonmasters… GO!

A gypsum crystal: This crystal, less than a foot tall, can still focus a tremendous amount of chi. Think about what a 36-footer could do!
A gypsum crystal: This crystal, less than a foot tall, can still focus a tremendous amount of chi. Think about what a 36-footer could do!Courtesy Tjflex2
You heard it here first, y’all (unless you heard it somewhere else first): there’s a cave 1000 feet below the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico, full of crystals dozens of feet long, and thousands of pounds in weight. At least one of the crystals, made of gypsum, is 36 feet long, and weighs over 55 tons. Think of all the powerful spiritual energy there!

The massive crystals grew so large thanks to the 138-degree, mineral-rich water that used to flow through the cave. This mineral soup was perfect for making mega crystals, but lead to the deaths of dozens of New Age crystal prospectors and treasure seeking paladins. (This is an assumption based on my somewhat limited knowledge of crystals and caves.)

The caves were uncovered by miners excavating a new tunnel for a lead and silver mine in the Naica mountain. This happened back in 2000, but I only read about it today, because a story on it will appear (or appears) in the November issue of National Geographic. (Check out those links, by the way—they have pictures, and the caves do look awesome.)

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

tis-chick-s0-fly's picture
tis-chick-s0-fly says:

Wow, I never seen that picture or a crystal like that before. That really look cool.

posted on Thu, 10/30/2008 - 6:27pm
raquel10's picture
raquel10 says:

those crystals are beautiful!

posted on Mon, 11/03/2008 - 5:21pm

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