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Geology Rocks

The fascinating, awe inspiring, beer drinking world influenced by the earth's oldest science. This blog is about all things geology. Landmarks, minerals, sedimentary deposition, pretty pictures, and humor all fall into this category. If you ever have questions dealing with your labs or you...

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10 of the Best Learning Geology Photos of 2016

A picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal. The pictures we usually feature on Learning Geology are field pictures showing Geological structures and features and many of them are high quality gem and mineral pictures. The purpose is to encourage students and professionals' activities by promoting "learning and scope" of Geology through our blogs. In the end of 2016, we are sharing with you the 10 best photos of 2016 which we have posted on our page. P.S: we always try our best to credit each and every photographer or website, but sometimes it’s impossible to track some of them. Please leave a comment if you know about the missing ones. 1. Folds from Basque France Image Credits: Yaqub ShahYaqub Shah 2. Horst and Graben Structure in Zanjan, Iran Image Credits: https://www.instagram.com/amazhda 3. A unique Normal Fault 4. The Rock Cycle The rock cycle illustrates the formation, alteration, destruction, and reformation of earth materials, and typically over long periods of geologic time. The rock cycle portrays the collective system of processes, and the resulting products that form, at or below the earth surface.The illustration below illustrates the rock cycle with the common names of rocks, minerals, and sediments associated with each group of earth materials: sediments, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, and igneous rocks. Image Credits: Phil Stoffer 5. An amazing Botryoidal specimen for Goethite lovers! Image Credits: Moha Mezane 6. Basalt outcrop of the Semail Ophiolite, Wadi Jizzi, Oman Image Credits: Christopher Spencer Christopher Spencer is founder of an amazing science outreach program named as Traveling Geologist. Visit his website to learn from him 7. Val Gardena Dolomites, Northern Italy 8. Beautiful fern fossil found in Potsville Formation from Pennsylvania. The ferns most commonly found are Alethopteris, Neuropteris, Pecopteris, and Sphenophyllum. Image Credits: Kurt Jaccoud 9. Snowball garnet in schist Syn-kinematic crystals in which “Snowball garnet” with highly rotated spiral Si. Porphyroblast is ~ 5 mm in diameter. From Yardley et al. (1990) Atlas of Metamorphic Rocks and their Textures. 10. Trilobite Specimen from Wheeler Formation, Utah The Wheeler Shale is of Cambrian age and is a world famous locality for prolific trilobite remains. Image Credits: Paleo Fossils

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Geology: Fire Opal

The things that Mother Nature produces will simply amaze. This super rare Honeycomb Welo Opal from Welo province in northern Ethiopia looks like a dinosaur egg that’s about to hatch. The spla…

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Geology Page on Instagram: “Largest Amethyst Geode | #Geology #GeologyPage #Geode #Mineral Geology Page www.geologypage.com”

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Rocks, Minerals, and Geology of the Pacific Northwest

Rocks, Minerals, and Geology of the Pacific Northwest highlights100 rocks, minerals, and fossil types found in Oregon and Washington. Each entry has color photography that shows a range of possibilities in appearance and a description of the defining physical properties and textures. Lists of minerals organized by other physical properties like habit, hardness, and cleavage are included. Rocks, Minerals, and Geology of the Pacific Northwest also includes 40 landscape features viewable along trails in Washington and Oregon that will empower hikers to make observations and interpretations about how these features came to be. The essential reference for rockhounds, hikers, climbers, and geology enthusiasts More than 400 photographs, illustrations, tables, and maps showcase and explain everything from minuscule crystals to planetary tectonics Interprets the histories of dominant landscape features along regional hiking trails Profiles more than 100 minerals and rocks in detailed entries with photos, descriptions, identification graphics, and mini indexes Covers the geologic composition and 13 physiographic regions of Washington and Oregon Paperback

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Mother Nature Is Very Tricky… (28 PICS)

Mother Nature Is Very Tricky… (28 PICS)

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