Fortress of Solitude cave

Cave of the Crystals or Giant Crystal Cave (Spanish: Cueva de los Cristales) is a cave connected to the Naica Mine 300 metres (980 ft) deep in Chihuahua, Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals, some of the largest natural crystals ever found.

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+35 1. Dannelito commented 10 years ago

looks like supermans crystal cave :)
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+35 2. Ivor commented 10 years ago

i see the jewlery prices going down after this video :D
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+2 3. banzemanga commented 10 years ago

#1 I was going to say that too.
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+56 4. AL7AIR commented 10 years ago

#1 #3 You know, the title already said that :O
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+9 5. shayangx commented 10 years ago

Great place to propose to that special woman :)
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+7 6. SeanzBeanz commented 10 years ago

It is like stepping into a crackheads dream. The ultimate crack den lol >:)
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+7 7. Diana86 commented 10 years ago

#5 very romantic ideia,congratulations...any woman would like that :)

Looks like a magic cave...nature is incredible ;)
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+5 8. mmmendal commented 10 years ago

#5 I get what you are saying but people have to wear special suits to be in it for a while due to sauna like environment, although it should not be a problem for true romantics. Also I believe it is now flooded again unless the scientific teams pumped the water out again.
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+4 9. AstonMartin commented 10 years ago

Nice accent
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+1 10. Usdevildoggmc commented 10 years ago

#2 Selenite crystals are actually not that expensive, imagine if all of it was made of diamond :S Mexico would turn into a superpower or the the Mafia will get 100x more powerful.
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+5 11. tree4free commented 10 years ago

Just another beauty from mother nature. I will definitely visit this place one day, i have to see this with my own eyes.
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+5 12. Cloe commented 10 years ago

#5 neeeaaahh not realy because your rock on the ring will lok too small :D :D :D 8-) >:)
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+10 13. zxoxz commented 10 years ago

When they opened the cave the temperature dropped 2 degrees...the crystals stopped growing then!
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+5 14. Ovex38 commented 10 years ago

Given the right conditions these crystal can form in just a few hundred years, proper heat, moisture, and gasses or minerals in the water. Just like stalactites can form quickly; not millions of years, just the right atmospheric conditions.

Plus they don't let many into that cave because most of the crystals have razor sharp edges, very dangerous place! :O
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+15 15. fjwjr commented 10 years ago

Dammit! They found my hideout!
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+4 16. TarasFromLviv commented 10 years ago

Imagine how somebody with pagophobia and claustrophobia feels in such a cave.
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+2 17. camoga commented 10 years ago

wait, is superman mexican
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+3 18. annie46664 commented 10 years ago

Drunvalo talks about a massive hollow Earth inner city of HUGE crystals just south of Mexico city inside a volcano, where he says the Plasma People (aliens) reside inside the crystals. He claims to have visited & met with these people who once lived on Earth as we do. See You Tube for Drunvalo & Lilou Mace ~ Plasma People. ~Durban~ South Africa ~
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+1 19. hellsd commented 10 years ago

Thats alot o dope >:)
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+3 20. torbengb commented 7 years ago

#15 *your* hideout? That's MINE!