In China the stone flowers grow

January 22, 2012 9:49

In southern China has mountains, which inexplicably flowers bloom. It happens after a certain period of time.

As the site of the "News of Guangxi" in Duan-Yaoskom Autonomous County of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are several hills on which periodically "blossom" stone flowers. They look very beautiful, as the product of divine stone dresser and very similar to real flowers.

Corresponding publication personally went to the village of Hund in the area and had seen that many mountains along their slopes and cliffs, there are flowers. At one of the small plateau of stone colors were so many as "the stars of heaven."

Their diameter is, on average, about two inches, and some — 6-7 centimeters. They are very hard, and break off a piece of very difficult.

Their color brown, like the stones on which they "grow", some visible white pith, which. reflecting the sun's rays, making this work of nature even more surprising.

Stone colors are part of the mountain on which are, fused with her petals or base of the cup.

Local residents say that the flowers appear periodically, and then disappear. Period of several years, and sometimes more than ten years, just no one counted.

Geologists say that the stone colors are, basically. of calcium carbonate, and are sedimentary rocks.

Like this post? Please share to your friends: