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  • n. Plural form of geode.


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  • Man, like this stone, is geodic — such stones, you know, are called geodes —”


  • To give more attention to "just" aesthetic concerns would be to "endorse precisely the concept of the eighteenth-century curiosity cabinet, in which Assyrian shards, tropical seashells, a piece of Olmec jade, geodes, netsuke, an Attic oil lamp, bird of paradise feathers, and a Maori patu might lay side by side in indifferent splendour."

    Philosophy and Literature

  • The only downside of La Paloma is that it feels less like authentic Tucson no geodes or crystals or flutists and more like a "resort."

    Natalie Pace: Following Prince Harry To The American Southwest

  • From the Southwestern décor, including geodes and quartz crystals, to the backdrop of the Tortolita Mountains, to the evening Native American flute serenade out by the fire pit, the Dove Mountain experience embraces all that is rich and blessed about cowboy country in a comfortable, yet elegant ambiance.

    Natalie Pace: Following Prince Harry To The American Southwest

  • Strands of pure color are woven into solid eggs--some chopped open, like geodes...

    Peter Clothier: Gallery Rounds/Bergamot Station

  • I came across this really fun post by @lisahunter linking to an awesome video on smashing geodes yesterday.

    Why Not? Wednesday « Looking for Roots

  • I haven't had any spare time in about three years so it's been about that long since I turned on the rock saw, but I'll turn it on again someday, and I know that there are geodes near Fairfield, Iowa because I saw it in a book and I tend to memorize these books when I open them up.

    Mike Ragogna: Americanarama: Conversations with Dave Barnes and Mark Olson

  • Once the geodes are broken apart, the spirits were free to wander the earth.


  • One theory is that the geodes found in nature are vessels that hold earth spirits.


  • The glitter of quartz and geodes shimmered in her sight, as they shifted and settled.

    Dark Oracle


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