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Custom Argillite (Pakohe) And White Gold Wedding Band

Argillite, or Pakohe, is an indurated mudstone which plays a significant role in Maori history.

Particularly associated with the Nelson-Marlborough region of New Zealand, early Maori communities recognised its superior qualities of hardness, strength, and ability to hold a sharpened edge, which made it ideal for making tools (especially adzes) and weapons. 89 more words


Patrick McGuire, Haida Artist.

This blog post is about my Uncle Patrick McGuire, his life, his struggle, his family and his art.


Patrick Samuel McGuire was born on June 5th, 1943. 1,910 more words

Fidalgo ophiolite field trip, Part II- Mount Erie

A self-guided geology field trip to the second part of the Fidalgo ophiolite (oceanic crust section) is posted here. This field trip visits intrusive and sedimentary rocks on Fidalgo Island, including Mount Erie. 104 more words

Geology Field Trips