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The Cave of the Crystals holds some of the largest crystals ever found. Photo by topDreamer

Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres below the surface in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals, some of the largest natural crystals ever found.

Giant selenite crystals (gypsum, CaSO4·2 H2O) Monoclinic, H=2, colourless-white, transparent crystals, thick tabular to lenticular, sometimes prismatic. (Satin Spar is fibrous, Alabaster is fine-grained massive form) From Cave of the Crystals, is a cave connected to Naica Mine in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres ft) below the surface, in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals (gypsum, some of the largest natural crystals ever found.

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a worker in the Cave of Crystals in Chihuahua, Mexico's Naica Mine. The cave is full of giant Selenite crystals as big as 50 ft. Unfortunately, the mine is closed to the public because of the inhospitable atmosphere.

Naica Crystals Caves, Mexico~Buried a thousand feet (300 meters) below Naica mountain in the Chihuahuan Desert, the cave was discovered by two miners in 2000. The cave contains some of the largest natural crystals ever found: translucent gypsum beams measuring up to 36 feet (11 meters) long and weighing up to 55 tons.

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From a cave containing some of the largest natural crystals ever found to the grotto with so transparent water, rocks and ancient tree trunks are visible on the bottom at 120 feet, meet 10 of the most Amazing Grottoes & Caves.

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Crystal Cave :D With lengths over the giant gypsum crystals found in Mexico's Cueva de los Cristales are a great natural wonder.

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Amazing caves of giant crystals inside the Naica Mine in Chihuahua, Mexico

Amazing...would love to see it in person!

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Cave of Giant Crystals, Mexico. Gypsum not quartz according to an Ancient Aliens episode.

A journey to the center of the Earth ~GROTTE DE LIMOUSIS The largest developed cave in Aude  by be*curious, via Flickr

It is made up of 8 chambers and a series of 5 stalagmite barriers and a large number of concretions. The last chamber houses an exceptional mass of aragonite crystals, known as the Chandelier.

Las Cuevas de Cristal de Naica - Taringa!

Las Cuevas de Cristal de Naica

Las Cuevas de Cristal de Naica - Taringa!

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