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    Missouri Star

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    Default Friday Trivia: Vug

    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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    Missouri Star

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    Default Re: Friday Trivia: Vug

    That is so neat!

    “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
    ― Maya Angelou

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    The Guild President

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    Default Re: Friday Trivia: Vug

    Enjoyed reading all your trivia. Thanks.

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