Tourist captures 'blue glow' from rock worshiped by pagans

Geologists explain this phenomenon in a much simpler way

< p>A tourist captures the “blue glow” from a rock worshiped by pagans

In the Kuril Islands, a tourist managed to photograph an unusual natural phenomenon – a blue rock, from which a glow seems to emanate.

Traveler Denis Kharitonov explored the seaside rocks on Kunashir Island. There are many residual weathering pillars that are visible only in spring and autumn – when they are not hidden by foliage or snow.

The researcher drew attention to the color of one of the rocks – the blue color seemed to shine in the sun. According to local media, the ancient Mansi worshiped such mysterious rocks, seeing them as idol gods.

Professional geologists explain this phenomenon much more simply. The fact is that such structures are characterized by the content of copper. It is she who gives the stone a blue and greenish tint.

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