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Bruce L. Stinchcomb Recognized for Commitment to Education - MilTech

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:55

MilTech

Bruce L. Stinchcomb Recognized for Commitment to Education
MilTech
In addition to his geology courses, he taught earth sciences and paleontology. Prior to those roles, he was a teacher of earth science and chemistry at McCluer High School from 1966 to 1968. Earlier in his career, he was a teacher with the Fox C-6 ...

Geologist's collection to give students a rock-solid education - The National

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 22:05

The National

Geologist's collection to give students a rock-solid education
The National
They are on display at the UHI Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Hub on its Inverness Campus and will be used by school pupils and students from UHI's geography degree course. Anton said he was around 17 when he became interested in ...

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Stone Geology Fund established at UW-River Falls | River Falls ... - River Falls Journal

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:01

River Falls Journal

Stone Geology Fund established at UW-River Falls | River Falls ...
River Falls Journal
UW-River Falls student Leonel Turcios, a geology major from Minneapolis, uses one of the new microscopes purchased by the Stone Geology Fund. Photo by UWRF. University of Wisconsin-River Falls alumni David and Patricia Stone have made a generous gift ...

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Stone Geology Fund established at UW-River Falls - Hudson Star Observer

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:01

Hudson Star Observer

Stone Geology Fund established at UW-River Falls
Hudson Star Observer
Slivicki is currently studying thin sections of rock from the Chippewa/Eau Claire complex under the microscope to identify the constituent minerals and textures of the rock which helps determine how it was created. Some geology students opt for ...

Stone Geology Fund established at UW-River Falls - River Falls Journal

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:01

River Falls Journal

Stone Geology Fund established at UW-River Falls
River Falls Journal
Slivicki is currently studying thin sections of rock from the Chippewa/Eau Claire complex under the microscope to identify the constituent minerals and textures of the rock which helps determine how it was created. Some geology students opt for ...

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Unsung hero: T. Wiley Carr - The Southern News

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:13

Unsung hero: T. Wiley Carr
The Southern News
One of Carr's projects is the copyrighted Painter's Pointing Stick Project. In this, Carr goes to places and takes photos of places and things that he wishes to document. His pointer stick is pointed at places where he has or will collect pigment ...

Greeley Senior Center news for Feb. 11 - Greeley Tribune

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:44

Greeley Senior Center news for Feb. 11
Greeley Tribune
Rock and Mineral Society, 6 p.m. 1st Thursday of the month. Drop In! The Weld County Rock and Mineral Society is dedicated to furthering the education of its members and about geology through the hands-on study of rocks and minerals. Rocks to Gems Join ...

Columnar jointing: Something familiar in a far-off place - Superior Telegram

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:30

Columnar jointing: Something familiar in a far-off place
Superior Telegram
Devils Tower in Wyoming is a huge example. Columnar jointing captures the imaginations of people around the globe. I've circled the base of Devils Tower. I've written assignments about the patterns in Gooseberry Falls. I've driven up the North Shore ...

Rock, Jewelry, Gem show is set for Feb. 17-18 - East Bay Times

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:08

East Bay Times

Rock, Jewelry, Gem show is set for Feb. 17-18
East Bay Times
Since 1955, the Antioch Lapidary Club has been a gathering of local residents who are interested in collecting gems, minerals and fossils and creating art, carvings and cabochons. The nonprofit organization not only aims to enhance its knowledge and ...

Asbestos found in area - Mohave Valley News

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:39

Asbestos found in area
Mohave Valley News
Buck's background is in medical geology and she studies how the earth materials impact humans' health. She was studying what the impact of breathing in dust while off-road driving when she became concerned about having found fibrous materials and ...

Suricate Minerals seeks to unlock latent mineral wealth in Mauritania - Creamer Media's Engineering News

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:58

Suricate Minerals seeks to unlock latent mineral wealth in Mauritania
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Privately-owned Mauritanian mining and exploration company Suricate Minerals is engaging with international financial and technical service partners to develop its quartz, barite, lithium, copper and gold prospects located throughout the country ...

Suricate Minerals seeks to unlock latent mineral wealth in Mauritania - Creamer Media's Engineering News

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:58

Suricate Minerals seeks to unlock latent mineral wealth in Mauritania
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Privately-owned Mauritanian mining and exploration company Suricate Minerals is engaging with international financial and technical service partners to develop its quartz, barite, lithium, copper and gold prospects located throughout the country ...

Attracting the next generation to mining - Australian Mining

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 17:05

Australian Mining

Attracting the next generation to mining
Australian Mining
Even with world-class educational opportunities available for mining, WASM director Sam Spearing conceded that interest in the industry amongst the next generation had fallen. He believes this is primarily due to persistent negativity that is often ...

Greeley Senior Center news for Feb. 4 - Greeley Tribune

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 00:48

Greeley Senior Center news for Feb. 4
Greeley Tribune
Rock and Mineral Society, 6 p.m. 1st Thursday of the month. Drop In! The Weld County Rock and Mineral Society is dedicated to furthering the education of its members and about geology through the hands-on study of rocks and minerals. Rocks to Gems Join ...

History of Water on Mars's Surface Is Longer Than We Thought - Eos

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:55

Eos

History of Water on Mars's Surface Is Longer Than We Thought
Eos
This surprising result suggests that the jarosite, and potentially other secondary minerals, formed during the ongoing Amazonian epoch, a period during which liquid water is widely believed to have been absent from the Martian surface. The authors ...
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Yesterday, today and tomorrow - White Mountain Independent

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:12

White Mountain Independent

Yesterday, today and tomorrow
White Mountain Independent
What is visible in the Petrified Forest National Park today, is only a small portion of the buried trees which have begun to surface through time and erosion. The marvelous coloration comes from a wide variation of minerals. Many fossils were hauled ...

IIT-R inaugurates museum of geology - NYOOOZ

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 22:08

IIT-R inaugurates museum of geology
NYOOOZ
During his stay at Roorkee, he worked on the geology of the lower Himalayas and the Shiwalik beds as well as studies of different parts of Narmada valley and Bundelkhand. ROORKEE: Earth sciences department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee ...

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Space Commodity- Field Museum First to Receive Portion of 'Pristine' Michigan Meteorite for Study - thirdcoastreview.com

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:48

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Space Commodity- Field Museum First to Receive Portion of 'Pristine' Michigan Meteorite for Study
thirdcoastreview.com
Since it is so pristine, scientists including Heck and the Field Museum's Collections Manager for Meteorites and Physical Geology Jim Holstein, are hoping they can learn new things from it- perhaps find new minerals, maybe even recover stardust, though ...

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IIT-R inaugurates museum of geology - Times of India

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 09:45

IIT-R inaugurates museum of geology
Times of India
ROORKEE: Earth sciences department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R) has launched a museum of geology in the name of one of the outstanding professors of the institute, Prof Henry Benedict Medlicott. The Medlicott museum hosts ...

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IIT-R inaugurates museum of geology - Times of India

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 09:43

IIT-R inaugurates museum of geology
Times of India
ROORKEE: Earth sciences department of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R) has launched a museum of geology in the name of one of the outstanding professors of the institute, Prof Henry Benedict Medlicott. The Medlicott museum hosts ...

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