Giant Crystals Grow Slowly

I’ve posted before about the incredible giant crystal caverns of Mexico. New studies have revealed information about the growth of the crystals. Science reports:

“First discovered about a decade ago, the largest known cave crystals—single hunks of gypsum as much as 11 meters long, 1 meter thick, and weighing 55 tons—could have taken up to 1 million years to grow, a new study suggests.”

Read here.

One comment on “Giant Crystals Grow Slowly

  1. K T Cat says:

    Great post! I had never heard of this before. My daughter would love to go here. Thanks for sharing.