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Quartz Amethyst Sceptre | #Geology #GeologyPage #Mineral

Locality: Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg, Erongo Region, Namibia, Africa
Dimensions: 8.8 × 2.2 × 1.9 cm

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Major shift in marine life occurred 33 million years later | #Geology #GeologyPage

A new study of marine fossils from Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand and South America reveals that one of the greatest changes to the evolution of life in our oceans occurred more recently in the Southern Hemisphere than previously thought.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2018/05/major-shift-in-marine-life-occurred-33-million-years-later.html
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Peru volcano triggers mudslides | #Geology #GeologyPage #Mudslide

Video footage shows mudslides set off by the rumbling Ubinas volcano in Peru.

Video : http://www.geologypage.com/2015/04/peru-volcano-triggers-mudslides-video.html
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Giant's Causeway, Ireland | #Geology #GeologyPage #Ireland

The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is also known as Clochán an Aifir or Clochán na bhFomhórach in Irish and tha Giant's Causey in Ulster-Scots.

Read More & More Photos: http://www.geologypage.com/2018/07/giants-causeway-ireland.html

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How Strike-Slip Faults Form, the Origin of Earthquakes | #Geology #GeologyPage #Earthquake

Structural geologist Michele Cooke calls it the “million-dollar question” that underlies all work in her laboratory at the University of Massachusetts Amherst: what goes on deep in Earth as strike-slip faults form in the crust?

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Aquamarine with Fluorite and Muscovite | #Geology #GeologyPage #Mineral

Locality: Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Asia

Dimensions: 11.3 × 8.0 × 5.6 cm

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Tourmaline with Quartz | #Geology #GeologyPage #Mineral

Locality: Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, Asia
Dimensions: 4.3 × 2.7 × 2.0 cm

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Virgin Rainbow “The most beautiful opal in the world” | #Geology #GeologyPage #Opal

One of the world's rarest and most expensive opals

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/10/virgin-rainbow-beautiful-opal-world.html
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Geology and biology agree on Pangaea supercontinent breakup dates | #Geology #GeologyPage

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have found that independent estimates from geology and biology agree on the timing of the breakup of the Pangaea supercontinent into today’s continents.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2017/06/geology-biology-agree-pangaea-supercontinent-breakup-dates.html
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How does a one-tonne dino hatch its eggs? | #Geology #GeologyPage

Most dinosaurs buried their eggs and hoped for the best, but some species—including a few hefty ones—built nests and pampered unhatched offspring much as birds do today, researchers reported Wednesday.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2018/05/how-does-a-one-tonne-dino-hatch-its-eggs.html
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