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Star lover
April 6th, 2018, 06:55 AM
A vug is a cavity that forms naturally inside a rock as the result of geological activity such as gasses being trapped when lava cools.

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Crystals will grow inside that space quartz, beryl, topaz and agate among them creating spectacular formations within the rock.

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Gemologists and amateur rockhounds are always on the lookout for vuggy rock.

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The word vug was introduced to the English language by Cornish miners, from the days when Cornwall was a major supplier of tin. The Cornish word was vooga, which meant "cave".

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KPH
April 6th, 2018, 02:25 PM
That is so neat!

sew-what2015
April 6th, 2018, 02:52 PM
Enjoyed reading all your trivia. Thanks.