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WATCH | Minerology - "Omega Crimson"

  • Artist| MineroloGy
  • Song | “Omega Crimson”
  • Prod| Backpack
  • Project | NiGht Of Broken Glass


Newcomer to the site  MineraloGy dropped “Omega Crimson” a couple days ago and you should take notice. 67 more words

The Music

NHM (part 2)...

Following on from my post last week, this is my 2nd blog from my placement at the Natural History Museum.

So, following lunch on the Wednesday afternoon myself, Lukas & Glenn were introduced to Curator of Flowering plants, Ranee Prakash who gave us a quick tour of her office space and a brief overview of some of her duties. 780 more words

Natural History

An Arctic Shopping List for the Aspiring Naturalist c. 1819.

For John Franklin’s first Arctic Expedition of 1819-1822, Scottish surgeon John Richardson was appointed by the British Admiralty to collect information on the geology, flora and fauna of the region, alongside his regular medical duties. 1,010 more words

NHM Geology - Day 79

Already, our week has come to an end! For our final day at the London Natural History Museum, Lukas, Adam and I spent the morning withRock Collections Manager, Dave Smith. 474 more words


Lightening the clay (II)


According to the previous post, tetrahedral and octahedral sheets combine to form layers, and we can find two main types of clay structures: structure 1:1 (one tetrahedron sheet and one octahedral sheet) and 2:1 (two tetrahedral sheets and one octahedral sheet). 1,115 more words

Lightening the clay (I)

“The more any indivisible exceeds, the heavier it is”.
Democritus (c. 460 – c. 370 BC).

What is clay?

Clays are particles. Very, very small mineral particles.

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Soil Science

Crystal Portraits

rose quartz

Crystal Portraits: a mineralogical folklore deck is a project of Katie Rose Pipkin (illustrations) and Olivia Pepper (text). It was borne out of a shared affection for crystals that grew out of many trips to rock shops, shared houses filled with mineral specimens, and growing crystal collections that have been bountifully augmented with gifts from one another over the years. 30 more words

Art And Artist