With this heat (39°C expected tomorrow… argh…), I thought I would share, this week, two places where you can keep cool. Today, it will be the Galerie de minéralogie of the MNHN. 328 more words
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I have a question for those of you that are collecting the current National Geographic ‘Precious Rocks, Gems and Minerals’ magazine.
We get given the sample trays and labels for the specimens – great. 76 more words
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
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