• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Ice Storm

John Scheltens looks at the Ice Storm
John Scheltens looks at the Ice Storm
NPS Photo
 
This huge quartz geode has finger-like projections with manganese interiors. Discovered by John Scheltens and Dave Springhetti on December 29, 1979. The beautiful crystals resemble jewels. Also known as the Crown Jewels.

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Field Milkvetch

The Field Milkvetch has a colorful flower which is often overlooked because it tends to grow hidden in the grass. Color can vary to reddish-purple. More...