This Upper West Side Rock Shop Lets You Crack Geode Open With a Massive Machine

Astro West is an Upper West Side shop near the American Museum of Natural History that has been selling rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and crystals since 1961. Inside the shop, there is a special machine which uses a heavy-duty chain to crack open geodes, revealing the crystals inside. Check it out in this video from our friends at Insider.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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