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Koroit Opals Tucked away in the expansive wilderness of Queensland, Australia, you’ll find the quaint town of Koroit, famous for its extraordinary and alluring opals. These precious stones, referred to as Koroit opals, are far more than mere minerals; they represent the untamed, rugged beauty of the Australian landscape.   A Brief History The story of Koroit opals began in 1897 when Lawrence Rostron, the manager of Tilboroo station, stumbled upon these precious stones.. The Koroit opal field, which includes the Scotsman, Red Star, Fiery Comet, Boobara, and Holloways mines, has since been a significant source of the brilliant Opal Nut. Mining...

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Lunar Meteorite Have you ever wondered about rocks that have traveled millions of miles across the vastness of space, only to land right here on Earth? Enter the fascinating world of lunar meteorites, celestial wanderers that originate from our very own Moon. What Are Lunar Meteorites? A lunar meteorite, also known as a lunaite, is a rock fragment that once resided on the Moon’s surface. These extraterrestrial travelers were ejected from the Moon due to powerful impacts from asteroidal meteoroids or perhaps even comets. Imagine a cosmic collision that hurls a piece of the Moon into space, hurtling toward our planet. View and...

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Crystal World Exhibition Centre and Sales, fossil teeth, fossilised teeth, fossils, megalodon, megalodon fossils, megalodon teeth, shark teeth, sharks -

The Megalodon was a colossal prehistoric shark, it's name, derived from Greek roots, translates to “giant tooth". Let’s dive into the fascinating world of this ancient apex predator and explore the mysteries of fossilized shark teeth. To View and Purchase our range of Megalodon and Other Fossilised Shark Teeth click here Megalodon: The Enormous Shark Size and Appearance: The Megalodon was the largest shark and fish ever to exist. Its 3-meter-wide bite diameter dwarfed that of modern great white sharks. Fossils attributed to Megalodon have been found dating from the early Miocene Epoch to the end of the Pliocene Epoch. Its massive triangular teeth, almost...

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Crystal World, crystals, dinosaur garden devon medows, fossils, gem stones, Geologist, meteorites, Rosie the Shark -

Did you know Crystal World Exhibition Centre is more than just a shop? In addition to having some of the worlds rarest gem stones, crystals, meteorites and fossils on site, Crystal World is also home to Rosie the Shark and a Dinosaur Garden filled with life size dinosaurs. Crystal World provides exciting exhibits for educational experiences and all specimens are personally prepared by the team at Crystal World. They are available to purchase from the gift shop and can be found in numerous private collections, shops and museums worldwide. Located in Devon Meadows, approximately 1 hour from Melbourne, Crystal World...

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