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Color changes in roofing slates exposed to high temperatures

According to EN 12326-1, roofing slate is a material which do not need additional tests regarding to fire performance, since it is obvious that it doesn’t burn. 268 more words


The O’Donoghue donation on mineralogy and gems

As part of my internship at Cambridge University Library, I have been assigned the task of cataloguing the Michael O’Donoghue donation on mineralogy and gems. Michael O’Donoghue was Curator of Earth Sciences in the British Library and has himself written numerous books on gemstones and crystals; he donated his collection of 2,223 documents to Cambridge University Library between 2006 and 2008. 975 more words


Gems of Clairvoyance

Peter Rine had acquired an overpowering drive to acquire the ability to foresee the future course of his own life.

He had to find a way to satisfy his relentless passion for the knowledge that could come from clairvoyant precognition of the mind. 2,881 more words


Giants cristals and others "Trésors de la Terre" currently in Paris.

La dernière fois que je suis allée sur Paris j’avais envie de quelque chose de particulier et l’exposition Trésors de la Terre à la Galerie de Minéralogie et Géologie fût exactement ce dont j’avais besoin. 790 more words


The mineralogist's web companion

If you ever wanted to inform yourself about mineral structures, composition or properties, you can always search on Google (or the search engine of your choice); this will surely lead you to the Wikipedia page on that mineral. 266 more words

Programming Geology