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Four Corners Gem and Mineral show turns 65 - The Durango Herald - The Durango Herald

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:03

The Durango Herald

Four Corners Gem and Mineral show turns 65 - The Durango Herald
The Durango Herald
For the 65th year, the Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club will host its weekend-long Gem and Mineral Show at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.

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ROM seeks $3M endowment for geology curator - The Northern Miner

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:00

The Northern Miner

ROM seeks $3M endowment for geology curator
The Northern Miner
“If things were really good,” De Carlo continues, “I'd say, 'Let's add on a couple million for research and education programs so that person would have some room to do the things that they need to do.'” One such thing would be to build a geology ...

History Minute — David Dale Owen - Charleston Express

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 23:56

History Minute — David Dale Owen
Charleston Express
And one prominent scientist, David Owen, helped Arkansas understand its own geology as the first state geologist in 1857. David Dale Owen was born in ... While he was fascinated with his own discoveries, he tried to educate the public on the geologic ...

Geologist to Research Environments Similar to Mars - Newswise (press release)

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:20

Geologist to Research Environments Similar to Mars
Newswise (press release)
“If we can understand relationships among rocks and minerals, waters, atmosphere and life in such environments, we can predict how desert environments will change in the future.” Most microbiological studies use traditional biological methods ...

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David Dale Owen - Log Cabin Democrat

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 23:59

David Dale Owen
Log Cabin Democrat
And one prominent scientist, David Owen, helped Arkansas understand its own geology as the first state geologist in 1857. David Dale Owen was born in ... While he was fascinated with his own discoveries, he tried to educate the public on the geologic ...

National Mining Hall of Fame Names 2018 Inductees - Business Wire (press release)

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:00

Montana Standard

National Mining Hall of Fame Names 2018 Inductees
Business Wire (press release)
This year's inductees, selected by the National Mining Hall of Fame's Board of Governors, represent exploration, extraction, management, education, and research and development in the U.S. mining industry; these individuals were selected for being ...
'The romance of mining is not just an empty phrase': Co-founder of World Museum of Mining inducted into National ...Montana Standard

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History Minute — David Dale Owen - Greenwood Democrat

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 23:11

History Minute — David Dale Owen
Greenwood Democrat
Geological studies reveal what ores can be dug out of the rocks. Whether it is gold, silver, iron, coal, oil, ... Congress in 1839 called for hiring a geologist to survey the mineral content of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Owen was hired, and he ...

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Kenneth Bridges: Owen rocks it out - Lonoke News

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:30

Kenneth Bridges: Owen rocks it out
Lonoke News
Geological studies reveal what ores can be dug out of the rocks. Whether it is gold, silver, iron, coal, oil, ... Congress in 1839 called for hiring a geologist to survey the mineral content of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Owen was hired, and he ...

Crystal Cave brings geological wonders to South River - NorthBayNipissing.com

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 09:58

NorthBayNipissing.com

Crystal Cave brings geological wonders to South River
NorthBayNipissing.com
Julia Breckenridge began a lifelong fascination with geology as a young girl growing up in Zimbabwe where she says she would spend much of her time in the bush collecting small pebbles, rocks and minerals. “And I had a wonderful father who would allow ...

FACTBOX-China's revised negative list for foreign investment - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:42

FACTBOX-China's revised negative list for foreign investment
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Smelting, processing of No change radioactive minerals and nuclear fuel production The manufacturing of weapons Removed from list and ammunitions Production of rice paper, ink No change sticks Air traffic control No change Domestic courier services for ...

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FACTBOX-China's revised negative list for foreign investment - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 00:42

FACTBOX-China's revised negative list for foreign investment
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Smelting, processing of No change radioactive minerals and nuclear fuel production The manufacturing of weapons Removed from list and ammunitions Production of rice paper, ink No change sticks Air traffic control No change Domestic courier services for ...

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UTEP Alumnus Announces Major Gifts to the University - El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 22:06

El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)

UTEP Alumnus Announces Major Gifts to the University
El Paso Herald-Post (press release) (blog)
The program provides students with real-world experience in mineral and energy exploration. The endowment will allow UTEP to recruit an economic geologist to expand student opportunities and increase departmental connections with the industry.

Scouting out mining - Mesabi Daily News

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 09:30

Mesabi Daily News

Scouting out mining
Mesabi Daily News
Over in Geology Hall, volunteer Frank Pizzutto had a room of visuals and interactive displays as he clued the scouts in on various minerals and their uses. After listening to him, the scouts checked out the displays and explored the geologic landscape ...

Fossil Basin Mineralogical Society begins meetings - Kemmerer Gazette

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 08:14

Kemmerer Gazette

Fossil Basin Mineralogical Society begins meetings
Kemmerer Gazette
The society's mission statement states that it is a non-profit organization that promotes education in the earth sciences and provides opportunities to study minerals, fossils, lapidary arts and geology to all in the community and surrounding areas ...

Fossil Basin Mineralogical Society begins meetings - Kemmerer Gazette

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 08:14

Kemmerer Gazette

Fossil Basin Mineralogical Society begins meetings
Kemmerer Gazette
The society's mission statement states that it is a non-profit organization that promotes education in the earth sciences and provides opportunities to study minerals, fossils, lapidary arts and geology to all in the community and surrounding areas ...

/REPEAT -- Sierra Metals announces positive Preliminary Economic Assessment results for a 66% output expansion at ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:32

/REPEAT -- Sierra Metals announces positive Preliminary Economic Assessment results for a 66% output expansion at ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Sierra Metals engaged various specialist groups to evaluate how, on a conceptual level, mining, mineral processing, and tailings management could be adapted at the Yauricocha mine and Chumpe Plant (combined to form the Property) to achieve a ...

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Granite crystallizes at temperature 200 degrees lower than previously thought - Science Codex

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 02:10

Science Codex

Granite crystallizes at temperature 200 degrees lower than previously thought
Science Codex
This finding will affect our understanding of where we find molten rock at depth in the Earth - knowledge that impacts several sub-fields of geology." The finding draws on research establishing the effects of temperature and pressure on the ... Changes ...

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Sierra Metals announces positive Preliminary Economic Assessment results for a 66% output expansion at its ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:34

Sierra Metals announces positive Preliminary Economic Assessment results for a 66% output expansion at its ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Sierra Metals engaged various specialist groups to evaluate how, on a conceptual level, mining, mineral processing, and tailings management could be adapted at the Yauricocha mine and Chumpe Plant (combined to form the Property) to achieve a ...

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Granite crystallizes at temperature 200 degrees lower than previously thought - EurekAlert (press release)

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:15

EurekAlert (press release)

Granite crystallizes at temperature 200 degrees lower than previously thought
EurekAlert (press release)
Changes in temperature and pressure with depth in the Earth impart unique chemical signatures in minerals that can subsequently be used to unravel the conditions in which the minerals formed. Quartz is primarily four atoms of oxygen arranged around one ...
Granite Crystallizes at Temperature 200 Degrees Lower Than ...Newswise (press release)

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Science, Math Instructors Receive Excellence in Teaching Honors - University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 13:23

University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

Science, Math Instructors Receive Excellence in Teaching Honors
University of Texas at Dallas (press release)
“Nearly all UT Dallas students interact with educators in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics — it's not just those whose majors are in the school, but also those who take required math and science classes,” said Dr. Bruce Novak, dean of ...

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