Cave of Crystals in Chihuahua, Mexico Video

Posted: June 8, 2010

Author: Journey Mexico

Here’s a really wild video of the Naica Cave in Chihuahua, Mexico. More than 300 meters below the Earth’s surface, super-heated water separated minerals as the water was forced through the above layers of rock. As the water reached a pocket of earth far enough from the lava to cool but close enough to the earth’s core to remain pressurized and heated, the minerals reformed as the crystals you see in the video.

You can find more information about the cave and watch a trailer for a documentary about the cave at the NAICA la Pelicula website.

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One Response to “Cave of Crystals in Chihuahua, Mexico Video”

  1. Shane Lewis

    That’s no ordinary cave, that is Superman’s fortress of solitude!

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