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made out of stones, “petrified wood, malachite, azurite, agates, geodes, jasper, quartz, topaz, calcite, stalactites and stalagmites, warm glowing rubies and celestial hued sapphires. These are but a partial list of rocks gathered, purchased or donated for building of the Grotto. The many offerings of visitors have aided substantially to create this artistic wonder.”

“text” taken from the grotto of the redemption web site. www.westbendgrotto.com/index.htm