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Rare Earth Metal Balls Found Beneath The Atlantic Ocean

The ancient deposit could be good news for tech companies<p>Scientists looking for deep sea organisms on a research cruise last month got a surprise when, instead of deep sea life, they pulled up metal balls the size of softballs. The German researchers stumbled inadvertently onto the discovery of the …

Rare Earth

Minerals Passion

Quartz with Elbaite<p>Image : Peggy Hunt Wardle

Volcano dykes: what scientists are watching out for

Study shows how huge magma-filled cracks propagate near volcanoes<p>Volcanoes are misleading. For obvious reasons, their large, spectacular eruptions soak up most of our attention. But it's important to remember that there's actually a lot going on below the surface. For instance, many volcano …

Coyote Buttes, Arizona

Coyote Buttes is a section of the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), spanning extreme South …

Amazing Geologist

⚒ Roselite & Cobaltaustinite - Size: 5.8x3x4.7 cm |#Geology<p>Locality: Aghbar Mine ,Bou Azzer ,Morocco<p>*Photo : © SpiriferMinerals<p>...<p>visit : …

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50 Stunning Masterpieces Of Geological Photography

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Photography always inspires us no matter what subject has been photographed. It is a process or rather should I say it is an art of …

17 Pictures that will make you want to become a Geologist

Folding at its finest<p><b>Geology</b> is a magnificent and unique science. What makes it so unique, you may rightly ask; well, a good geologist has to know …

Amazing Geologist

The San Andreas Fault, a right-lateral strike-slip fault, caused the massive 1906 San Francisco #earthquake

Nishinoshima volcano: New volcanic island merges with older one.

Tens of thousands of years ago, an undersea volcano a thousand kilometers south of Tokyo reached a milestone: Its peak reached the surface of the …

GSA Structural Geology & Tectonics Division

Photographer and Summary Author: Gabriela Bruno<p>"Angular Unconformity at Telheiro Beach, Portugal<p>The rock formation above shows an angular …

Huge magma reservoir beneath Yellowstone is two and a half times larger than expected

The magma reservoir under the Yellowstone National Park is 50 miles (80km) long and 12 miles (20km) wide: more than two and a half times larger than expected. <i>Nature</i> describes the reservoir as "a 4,000 cubic kilometer underground sponge," between six and eight percent of it filled with molten</i> …