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Cracking the mystery of crystal structure

This past summer, as the Carleton University Harry Reid Cox Intern at the Canadian Museum of Nature, I worked with museum researcher Aaron Lussier, Ph.D., to identify how common elements, such as silicon and iron, combine to make up the structures of large numbers of minerals. 389 more words

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Colin D. Gribble

Title: Geologist, Consultant

Company: University of Glasgow, Scotland (Retired)

Location: Dunblane, United Kingdom

Colin D. Gribble, Geologist and Consultant, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in geology.

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Geology

The Rainbow Mountain Of Peru

The Ausangate Mountain of the Peruvian Andes also known as the rainbow mountain is one of the most breathtaking geological features in the world. The mountain is awash with colours from red to turquoise to green to gold and is even thought to be holy. 279 more words

Geology

GOD PROVIDED MANY THINGS USEFUL TO HUMANS THAT ARE OF NO VALUE TO ANY OTHER CREATURE ...

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Plans for man prove Intelligent Design. All nature is crowded with evidence that God intended to create man. He made great preparation for his coming. 263 more words

Christianity

Geo-pic of the week: Dogtooth Calcite

(FOV approx. 10 cm, photo by Corbin Cannon)

Even though they might look like it, those crystals in the picture above didn’t come out of a dog’s mouth. 128 more words

GeoPic Of The Week

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Dust…not something to be swept under the rug

Dust is increasingly becoming an issue both environmentally as well as posing detrimental consequences towards human health. It has been most commonly linked as a contributor to various lung disorders like the black lung…yikes. 399 more words

Crystal Flowers

“Crystal Flowers” is the first artwork from a series of paintings (Ge.O.De) inspired by the abstract features shaped by nature in rocks, at a microscopic scale. 117 more words

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