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Hobart King
Works at Geology.com
Attended WVU
Lived in Pennsylvania
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A maar is a volcanic crater that forms when magma contacts ground water to produce a steam explosion.
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Bathymetic map of the Arctic Ocean showing major shelves, basins, ridges and other features.
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Tiny amounts of rare earth metals are used in most small electronic devices. These devices have a short life-span and REE recycling is infrequently done. Billions are thrown away each year.
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Hydrothermal springs and rapid evaporation have produced salt and sulfur deposits of amazing color in the Dallol crater.
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A detailed explanation of mineral rights applied to coal, stone, metals, oil and natural gas by Geology.com
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Earth Science is the study of the Earth and its neighbors in space. It is an exciting science with many interesting and practical applications.
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How do Diamonds Form?
http://geology.com/articles/diamonds-from-coal/
Coal has rarely played a role in the formation of diamonds. In fact, most diamonds that have been dated are much older than Earth's first land plants - the source material of coal! That alone should be enough evidence to shut down the idea that Earth's diamond deposits were formed from coal.
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Geologist
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  • Geology.com
    geologist, 2005 - present
  • Mansfield University
    faculty member, 1994 - 2008
  • West Virginia Geological Survey
    geologist, 1980 - 1994
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Pennsylvania
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  • WVU
    Geology, M.S., Ph.D., 1975 - 1982
  • California University of Pennsylvania
    Geology, BS, 1970 - 1975
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