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Ancient Water Trapped Inside of Crystals

My brother once showed me a piece of quartz that contained, he said, some trapped water older than all the seas in our world. He held it up to my ear. ‘Listen,’ he said, ‘life and no escape.’

- Anne Carson, in “The Anthropology of Water”, from Plainwater



Возникает закономерный вопрос: как образуются подобные кристаллы, что они воду могут захватывать?
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