1. Laron

    The Empress of Uruguay: Largest Amethyst Geode in the World

    This is said to be largest amethyst geode in the world. Named the Empress of Uruguay, it stands at a staggering 10.7 feet (3.27 meters) tall and weighs 2,500 kg (2.5 tonne). It resides at the Crystal Caves Museum in Atherton, Australia and was discovered in the Artigas region in northern...
  2. Laron

    What's Inside a Quartz Geode? Let's Crack it Open!

    I came across this short video/gif of a quartz geode being cracked open. Click here if that does't load. I think it's very educational as many people out there don't realize how crystals can form inside rocks like this. It can be common to think that they grow on the surface, or roof, such...