Dialogue in a Neapolitan cloister

Estling, R.
February 1992
New Scientist;2/8/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1807, p53
Reveals that the blood of San Gennaro is actually a thixotropic mixture of iron salt, calcium carbonate and sea salt. This blood of the blessed saint in Naples is said to miraculously liquify; However it is actually a solid until it is shaken.


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