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The giant geode of Pulpi

October 17, 2019 - General

The geode of Pulpi is an 11-meter hollow ovoid with crystal-paneled walls. It is like those familiar couplets of stone interiors covered with bright crystallites, but so large that several people can fit inside. The crystals, of up to two meters in size, are so transparent that they look like ice crystals. In this paper for Geology, Juan Manuel Garcia-Ruiz and colleagues reveal the geological history that ended with the formation of…

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