Out-of-Place in Time: The Klerksdorp Spheres

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For the past three decades miners at the Wonderstone Silver Mine near Ottosdal in the Western Transvaal, South Africa, have been extracting out of deep rock several strange spheroids. So far at least 200 have been found. In 1979, several were closely examined by J.R. McIver, professor of geology at the University of Witwaterstand in Johannesburg, and geologist professor Andries Bisschoff of Potsshefstroom University.

What makes all this very remarkable is that the spheroids were mined out of a layer of pyrophyllite rock, dated both geologically and by the various radio-isotope dating techniques as being at least 2.8 to 3 billion years old.

Adding mystery to mystery, Roelf Marx, curator of the South African Klerksdorp Museum, has discovered that the spheroid he has on exhibit slowly rotates on its axis by its own power, while locked in its display case and free of outside vibrations. Many also claim the spheres are made of metal-silver aloy, wich is false acording to scolars. These motivated many like in Graham Hancock’s forum to prove otherwise. (click here to read more)

Various professional geologists agree that the Klerksdorp spheres originated as concretions, which formed in volcanic sediments, ash, or both, after they accumulated 3.0 billion years ago. But they didn’t explain why these spheres are found only in South Africa.

2 thoughts on “Out-of-Place in Time: The Klerksdorp Spheres

  • April 16, 2014 at 5:16 pm
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    Unreal!! Thank you for this !

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