Monthly Archives: July 2017

hematitehearts: Smithsonite Psm Calcite Locality: Kamariza…

hematitehearts: Smithsonite Psm Calcite Locality: Kamariza Mines, Lavrion, Attica, Greece Geology Nerd

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Lovely ‪#‎GeologyFormulation: PbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2System: OrthorhombicLustre: Vitreous, PearlyDiaphaneity (Transparency): TranslucentRemark: Lustre pearly on cleavages.Color: Carmine-purple, terra cotta-pink, reddish brown; purple in transmitted mild.Streak:Reddish yellowHardness (Mohs):3½Tenacity:Brittle From: Meleg Hill, HungaryPhotograph Tóth László  Geology IN

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hematitehearts: Hematite Locality: Lagno Amendolare,…

hematitehearts: Hematite Locality: Lagno Amendolare, Sant’Anastasia, Somma-Vesuvius Complicated, Campania, Italy Geology Nerd

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Attending to the Root of Iceland’s Molten Rock Origins

 Molten Rock. New knowledge reveal an unprecedented depiction of a area of partially molten rock deep inside the Earth, which seems to be feeding materials within the type of a plume to the floor, the place Iceland is situated. The … Continue reading

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emeraldcityminerals:Clear gemmy lavender Elbaite on purple…

emeraldcityminerals: Clear gemmy lavender Elbaite on purple Lepidolite (see mindat.org for chemical formulation).  From Mawi pegmatite, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan Geology Nerd

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Canadian Sapphires Match for a Queen Now Unearthed

Sapphire Tough New Analysis Might Make It Simpler to Discover Excessive-high quality Canadian Sapphires New analysis from UBC mineralogists might make it simpler to seek out excessive-high quality Canadian sapphires, the identical glowing blue gems that adorn Queen Elizabeth II’s Sapphire … Continue reading

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fenderminerals:Arsenopyrite Silvery Metallic Crystal Cluster…

fenderminerals: Arsenopyrite Silvery Metallic Crystal Cluster mined in China Geology Specimen, For a rockhound gemstone and mineral assortment, Ore specimen Geology Nerd

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Scientists Set Sail to Unlock Secrets and techniques of ‘misplaced Continent’ Zealandia

Map displaying the Zealandia ‘new continent’, an enormous underwater landmass within the South Pacific that has by no means been correctly studied. Scientists are trying to unlock the secrets and techniques of the “misplaced continent” of Zealandia, setting sail Friday … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Penitentes Rework the Desert Into an Alien Panorama

Penitentes photographed within the Atacama desert in Chile. The penitentes (Spanish for penitents) are a curious pure phenomenon present in excessive altitude areas, sometimes greater than 4000 metres above sea degree the place it’s very chilly and really dry. The … Continue reading

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arockmaniac:Adamite crystals from the Ojuela Mine, Mapimi,…

arockmaniac: Adamite crystals from the Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Mexico underneath mid-wave ultraviolet & white mild.  Area of view is roughly 15 mm.  Apparently, it’s solely the information of the crystals that fluoresce on this specimen. Geology Nerd

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