March 9, 2009

Cave of Crystals, Mexico

Photograph by Carsten Peter, Speleoresearch & Films

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Massive beams of selenite dwarf human explorers in Mexico's Cave of Crystals, deep below the Chihuahuan Desert. Formed over millennia, these crystals are among the largest yet discovered on Earth.


See more photographs from the November 2008 feature story "Cavern of Crystal Giants."

2 comments
David Murray
David Murray

My use of crystal contained in minerals, brings this photo to heart.Scotty (Google-mineral art by scott)

Kaitlyn H.
Kaitlyn H.

this is beautiful, i would pay anything to go see that cave, that is pure beauty.

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