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Cave of Crystal Giants

Cave of Crystal Giants
In a nearly empty cantina in a dark desert town, the short, drunk man makes his pitch. Beside him on the billiards table sits a chunk of rock the size of home plate. Dozens of purple and white crystals push up from it like shards of glass. "Yours for $300," he says. "No? One hundred. This remote part of northern Mexico, an hour or so south of Chihuahua, is famous for crystals, and paychecks at the local lead and silver mine, where almost everyone works, are meager enough to inspire a black market. Nothing compares with the giants found in Cueva de los Cristales, or Cave of Crystals. It takes 20 minutes to get to the cave entrance by van through a winding mine shaft.

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