While the "Cave of Crystals" has been closed to excavation, it remains open to Scientists who study it's rare formations. Currently on display at Astro Gallery is a 32" Selenite crystal that came from the original Naica mine. This specimen displays all of the mineral characteristics found in the massive Selenite pillars of the "Cave of Crystals".Read now
Libyan Desert Glass is a substance found in areas in the eastern Sahara, in the deserts of eastern Libya and western Egypt. Fragments of desert glass can be found over areas of tens of square kilometers. It has been dated as having formed about 26 - 28 million years ago.