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Fascinating Sphalerite crystal from Germeny

Sphalerite Method: ZnSSystem: IsometricColor: Yellow, mild to darkish …Lustre: Adamantine, ResinousHardness: 3½ – four From: Pit assist (Halsbrücke, Germany). Photograph Credit score: Lászlo Tóth Geology IN

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10 Interesting Facts about The geological time scale

Image Credit: Ray Troll’s creative approach on displaying geologic time is not only super cool, but inspiring. The geological time scale (GTS) is a system of chronological measurement that relates stratigraphy to time, and is used by geologists, paleontologists, and … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about Rhodochrosite with Amazing Photos

Amazing Geologist page on Facebook Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral with chemical composition MnCO3. In its (rare) pure form, it is typically a rose-red color, but impure specimens can be shades of pink to pale brown. Rhodochrosite avec Quartz, … Continue reading

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10 Interesting facts about Geodes

Thunder egg is a nodule-like rock, similar to a filledgeode, that is formed within volcanic ash layers.  credit: Bill The Eggman Geodes are geological secondary structures which occur in certain sedimentary and volcanic rocks. They are themselves of sedimentary origin … Continue reading

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