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Geode

A geode is usually rough and without any external features of note. Inside, however, large and beautiful crystals of various colours will be found. These …

Cobble Stones
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Coverage: Transvaal and Natal coast, South Africa

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A geode is usually rough and without any external features of note. Inside, however, large and beautiful crystals of various colours will be found. These crystals, formed from mineral salts dissolved in water, grow inside of cavities in sedimentary stone. The geode shown here is from Kimberley in the Northern Cape. It has been cut and polished.

 

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