GEOLOGY

Archaeology dig in Spain yields prehistoric ‘crystal weapons’
ARCHAEOLOGY
GEOLOGY

Archaeology dig in Spain yields prehistoric ‘crystal weapons’

Archaeology dig in Spain yields prehistoric ‘crystal weapons’ How do you look when you see a beautiful crystal? Perhaps the thing is the beauty of the diamond or the vivid colors of the different gems? Indeed, since they first discovered them people have been fascinated by crystals. The names of gems originate from ancient cultures, […]

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The Mystery of the Giant Crystals: How the 36-foot Geode of Pulpí Formed
GEOLOGY

The Mystery of the Giant Crystals: How the 36-foot Geode of Pulpí Formed

The Mystery of the Giant Crystals: How the 36-foot Geode of Pulpí Formed There is a room of pure crystal in an abandoned mine in Southern Spain. You have to go down to the deep tunnel, climb a rock ladder and squeeze across a twisted, barely wide gypsy crystal tube. When you get that point, […]

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Spider-Like Creature With a Tail Was Just Found in 100 Million-Year-Old Amber
GEOLOGY

Spider-Like Creature With a Tail Was Just Found in 100 Million-Year-Old Amber

Spider-Like Creature With a Tail Was Just Found in 100 Million-Year-Old Amber Amber, found in Myanmar for millennia for jewelry, is the treasure trove of spiders and other arachnid relatives ‘ creation. Two separate teams are this week presenting four 100 million-year-old amber fossils, analogous to a cross between a spider and a scorpion. The […]

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A crystal mountain in Egypt near an Oasis which dates to 33 million years ago.
GEOLOGY

A crystal mountain in Egypt near an Oasis which dates to 33 million years ago.

A crystal mountain in Egypt near an Oasis which dates to 33 million years ago. “Crystal Mountain.” In the White Desert, a mountain full of different crystals located at 120 km from Farafra Oasis and 160 km from the Bahariya Oases is one of the most unique of the world, with over 12 different types […]

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225 million-year-old fossilized tree trunk from the Triassic Period in The Petrified Forest National Park – Arizona
GEOLOGY

225 million-year-old fossilized tree trunk from the Triassic Period in The Petrified Forest National Park – Arizona

225 million-year-old fossilized tree trunk from the Triassic Period in The Petrified Forest National Park – Arizona What happened to the wood that made it that way in the magnificent petrified trees in the mountains of Arizona? We say the petrified wood is so old that it originated in prehistoric times. But do you know […]

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