Wind Cave Room - Ice Storm

John Scheltens looks at the Ice Storm
John Scheltens looks at the Ice Storm

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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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