Geologist Finds Cookie Monster Inside Rock Formation

January 25, 2021

The inside of a a volcanic rock discovered in Brazil bears a striking and uncanny resemblance to Sesame Street's Cookie Monster.

cookie monster rock mineral
Credit: Mike Bowers / Facebook

The rare agate was found in November by Lucas Fassari in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil's southernmost state.

It was sent to American geologist Mike Bowers who specialises in rock formations.

Bowers posted a video of the "Cookie Monster agate" to his Facebook page.

cookie monster rock mineral
Credit: Mike Bowers / Facebook

"This is very unusual! There are a few famous agates out there: the owl, the scared face... there are many approximate ones but rare to find clear well defined like that," Bowers told the Daily Mail.

Bowers says he's received many offers for the Cookie Monster agate.

"Prices can be very high. I was proposed over $10,000 by 5 different buyers," he said.

Watch the video below.

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