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A 9 year old boy looking at a crystal that's much larger than he is
May 26th, 2023

Colossal crystal for Naturalis

A gigantic rock crystal of approximately 1750 kilos can be seen in Naturalis from Saturday. The giant crystallized quartz cluster is on display in the “Earth” room. A cluster of rock crystal measuring 2 by 1 by 1.5 meters and weighing approximately 1750…
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Our collection holds millions of objects that have been collected worldwide over the course of many centuries.

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