‘Cookie Monster’ rock could be worth more than $10,000
Written by laserteam on January 25, 2021
(NY POST) – A rock recently discovered in Brazil could fetch more than $10,000 — because it bears an uncanny resemblance to “Sesame Street’s” Cookie Monster, according to reports.
Split open, the volcanic rock is made up of blue quartz crystals with gaps that mirror the iconic cookie-loving character’s round white eyes and gaping smile.
Geologist Mike Bowers, who currently owns the unusual agate gemstone, told The Sun he has seen other similar rocks but that “this is probably the most perfect Cookie Monster out there.”
“It is rare to find one so well defined like this,” he said.
Bowers posted footage of the rock on his Facebook account this month — and said he’s since been offered $10,000 for it by five different buyers.
“Prices can be very high,” he told the website.
The agate — a type of quartz found in ancient lava cavities — was recovered from the Rio Grande do Sul region of Brazil in November, Bowers said.