Trovants of Costești | ROMANIA

Known in Romania as “Trovants” the stones of Costesti, Romania are a type of sandstone concretion that secrete cement and can at times appear to grow as if alive.

Consisting of a stone core with an outer shell of sand, after a heavy rain small forms are said to appear on the rocks leading them to be dubbed the “growing stones” by locals.

“Muzeul Trovantilor” or “Trovants Museum Natural Reserve “ was created in 2004 to protect the unusual geological creations.

Source : atlasobscura.com

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