Blue lava. A volcano in Indonesia produces lava that looks BLUE! Though the molten sulfur looks red in daylight, during the night, the blue flames that reach he science Nature lava blue lava cool interesting
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Blue lava. A volcano in Indonesia produces lava that looks BLUE! Though the molten sulfur looks red in daylight, during the night, the blue flames that reach he

A volcano in Indonesia produces lava that looks BLUE!

Though the molten sulfur looks red in daylight, during the night, the blue flames that reach heights of 5 meters (16 feet) are highly visible. The sulfur, which is right around its melting point at 115°C (240 °F), is pumped away from the volcano so it can cool and be collected by miners for 680 rupiahs per kilogram (about 2.5 cents per pound).

These photos were taken by award-winning photographer Olivier Grunwald. He faced extremely hazardous conditions during the shoot and had to wear a gas mask to protect himself against the toxic fumes.

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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#8 - gisuar
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(01/15/2014) [-]
the description! with source and actually descriptive holy ****
User avatar #4 - drtennant
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(01/15/2014) [-]
that is just sexy as **** looking. I would hang that **** on my wall.
User avatar #12 to #4 - MysticTomatoe
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(01/15/2014) [-]
God dam I'm glad that was an "h" and not a "b"
User avatar #14 - majordraco
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(01/15/2014) [-]
Sulphur Miners of Kawah Ijen
Actually really cool stuff.
#11 - anon id: ca038137
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(01/15/2014) [-]
okay i have seen it all now i can finally die in peace
#7 - anon id: cf83187c
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(01/15/2014) [-]
The Kaeju portal is opening.
User avatar #5 - kanatana
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(01/15/2014) [-]
It's official. Blue lava is the most metal natural substance in this world.
#10 to #5 - draggonerify
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(01/15/2014) [-]
and I tought it is iron

pun is intended and copyrighted by draggonerify
User avatar #3 - theshade
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(01/15/2014) [-]
So no only is lava dangerous, but this cool looking blue lava is also toxic. So its basically like Lava 2.0.
User avatar #6 to #3 - whiteniggers
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(01/15/2014) [-]
some ratchet and clank level up **** going on here *****
#9 to #3 - anon id: d9f5ecb1
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(01/15/2014) [-]
**anonymous rolled a random image posted in comment #7324303 at Safe For Work Random Board ** But could it stop this guy?
#13 to #3 - anon id: 6f37146d
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The gases from volcanoes are in general toxic.
User avatar #1 - tittentei
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(01/14/2014) [-]
2.5 cents per pound is nothing tho. Let's say people can carry like 200lbs on average. That is only 5 dollars.
User avatar #2 to #1 - malinko
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(01/14/2014) [-]
dude, $5 is a lot in some countries.

go to mexico with like $500 and you can live like a king. or at lease a middle class white person here in the states.