Trovants of Romania: Rocks That Grow, Move and Reproduce

See The Trovants of Romania! Rocks That Grow!

Did you know there are rocks that can not only grow, but move and even reproduce? One of the most fascinating examples are the “Moving Rocks” of Romania, known as trovants. Trovants are a geological phenomenon consisting of sedimentary rock formations with hard stone cores and sand exteriors that can seemingly “grow” when exposed to water.

This growth is due to the absorption of the minerals in the water, which precipitate on the rock’s surface, creating layers that can accumulate over time. This process can make these rocks appear to grow as if they were living organisms, although the process is entirely geological.

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