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As the initial temperature inside the caves was 60°C and the humidity 100%, a detailed exploration of the caves proved extremely difficult. There is the story about a mine worker, who tried to steal some of the magnificient crystals shortly after the inital discovery, but was overwhelmed by heat, humidity and the low ogygen content of the cave atmosphere, lost consciousness and was found literally cooked ny his fellows some days later...
Originally posted by wiser3
As far as I know these caves have now once again been blocked off and allowed to "refill" with water! So no-one will, probably, ever be able to see them again.