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Rosasite, (Cu,Zn)2[(OH)2|CO3]
Locality: France

Rosasite, (Cu,Zn)2[(OH)2|CO3]

Locality: France



Iniskin Bay, Alaska
“The Iniskin River resembles a reflective ribbon of glass as it flows into its namesake bay.”
Photograph Robert B. Hass

Iniskin Bay, Alaska

The Iniskin River resembles a reflective ribbon of glass as it flows into its namesake bay.”

Photograph Robert B. Hass



Grossular, Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

Locality: Canada

Grossular, Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

Locality: Canada



Ayers Rock in Uluru National Park
“Lightning flashes over Ayers Rock, a landmark red sandstone monolith that draws tourists to Australia’s center. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park houses the rock, called Uluru by Aborigines, the continent’s original inhabitants.”
Photograph by Mark  Laricchia/Corbis

Ayers Rock in Uluru National Park

Lightning flashes over Ayers Rock, a landmark red sandstone monolith that draws tourists to Australia’s center. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park houses the rock, called Uluru by Aborigines, the continent’s original inhabitants.”

Photograph by Mark  Laricchia/Corbis



Biotite, K(Mg,Fe)3(OH,F)2(Al,Fe)Si3O10

Locality: Germany

Biotite, K(Mg,Fe)3(OH,F)2(Al,Fe)Si3O10

Locality: Germany



The Chase
“Scipionyx samniticus chasing a small mammal (don’t ask me exactly which genus is), whom seems to be pretty determined to not be catched by the theropod, according to the evident devotion it’s putting in its run.”
Geological time: Early Cretaceous

The Chase

Scipionyx samniticus chasing a small mammal (don’t ask me exactly which genus is), whom seems to be pretty determined to not be catched by the theropod, according to the evident devotion it’s putting in its run.”

Geological time: Early Cretaceous



Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite), (Ca,Co)CO3
Locality: Morocco

Calcite (var: Cobaltoan Calcite), (Ca,Co)CO3

Locality: Morocco



Dallol Volcano, Ethiopia
“Sulfur, salt, and other minerals color the crater of Ethiopia’s Dallol volcano.”
Photograph by Carsten Peter

Dallol Volcano, Ethiopia

Sulfur, salt, and other minerals color the crater of Ethiopia’s Dallol volcano.”

Photograph by Carsten Peter



Stibnite, Sb2S3

Locality: France

Stibnite, Sb2S3

Locality: France



Ice Canyon, Greenland
“Meltwater has carved a canyon 150 feet (45 meters) deep.”
Photograph by James Balog

Ice Canyon, Greenland

Meltwater has carved a canyon 150 feet (45 meters) deep.”

Photograph by James Balog



Vanadinite, Pb5(VO4)3Cl

Locality: Morocco

Vanadinite, Pb5(VO4)3Cl

Locality: Morocco



“Foraminifera: Halkyardia minima
These shells pictured here belonged to pin-head sized animals called ‘foraminifera’, or formas. These ones lived about 35 million years ago, but similar kinds live in today’s oceans.”
Image: Ian McMillan, Cardiff University

Foraminifera: Halkyardia minima

These shells pictured here belonged to pin-head sized animals called ‘foraminifera’, or formas. These ones lived about 35 million years ago, but similar kinds live in today’s oceans.”

Image: Ian McMillan, Cardiff University



Epidote, {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}[O|OH|SiO4|Si2O7]
Locality: Italy

Epidote, {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}[O|OH|SiO4|Si2O7]

Locality: Italy



Underwater Cave, Bahamas
“The Cascade Room, some 80 feet (24 meters) beneath the surface, leads divers deeper into Dan’s Cave on Abaco Island. Nearly seven miles (11 kilometers) of the cave have been explored since the mid-1990s.”
Photograph by Wes C. Skiles, National Geographic

Underwater Cave, Bahamas

The Cascade Room, some 80 feet (24 meters) beneath the surface, leads divers deeper into Dan’s Cave on Abaco Island. Nearly seven miles (11 kilometers) of the cave have been explored since the mid-1990s.”

Photograph by Wes C. Skiles, National Geographic



Gold, Au
Locality: Oregon, USA

Gold, Au

Locality: Oregon, USA




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