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The oldest crystals in the world | #Geology #GeologyPage #Crystal

In this new article for Geology, Gavin Kenny and colleagues reveal the likely origin of Earth’s oldest crystals.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/05/the-oldest-crystals-in-the-world.html

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New fly fossil sheds light on the explosive radiation of flies during the Cenozoic Era | #Geology #GeologyPage

The first unambiguous fossil from the botfly family adds to the few known fossils of a major clade of flies (Calyptratae), shedding light on their rapid radiation during the Cenozoic Era, according to a study published August 23, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Pierfilippo Cerrito from Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy, and colleagues.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2017/08/new-fly-fossil-sheds-light-explosive-radiation-flies-cenozoic-era.html

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127 million year old baby bird fossil sheds light on avian evolution | #Geology #GeologyPage

The tiny fossil of a prehistoric baby bird is helping scientists understand how early avians came into the world in the Age of Dinosaurs.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2018/03/127-million-year-old-baby-bird-fossil-sheds-light-avian-evolution.html

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World’s Largest Dinosaur Tracks Were Discovered in the Jura Mountains | #Geology #GeologyPage

In 2009, the world’s largest dinosaur tracks were discovered in the French village of Plagne, in the Jura Mountains. Since then, a series of excavations at the site has uncovered other tracks, sprawling over more than 150 meters.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2017/11/worlds-largest-dinosaur-tracks-discovered-jura-mountains.html

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Meteorite diamonds tell of a lost planet | #Geology #GeologyPage #Meteorite

Using transmission electron microscopy, EPFL scientists have examined a slice from a meteorite that contains large diamonds formed at high pressure.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2018/04/meteorite-diamonds-tell-of-a-lost-planet.html

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Scaphites | #Geology #GeologyPage #Ammonite

Scaphites is a genus of extinct cephalopod belonging to the family of heteromorph ammonites (suborder Ancyloceratina). They were a widespread genus that thrived during the Cretaceous period.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2015/03/scaphites.html

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Scientists discover a new mineral “Nataliyamalikite” | #Geology #GeologyPage

The mineral – Nataliyamalikite – is new, and did not exist before, explains Professor Joël Brugger, the lead author in a recently published paper in American Mineralogist.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2017/07/scientists-discover-new-mineral-nataliyamalikite.html

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A Landslide-Induced Tsunami Hit Nuugaatsiaq, Greenland | #Geology #GeologyPage #Tsunami

“June 17, 2017” Over the weekend, a M=4.1 earthquake on Greenland’s western coast caused a massive landslide

Video : http://www.geologypage.com/2017/06/landslide-induced-tsunami-hit-nuugaatsiaq-greenland.html

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Brewing up Earth’s earliest life | #Geology #GeologyPage

Around 4 billion years ago, Earth was an inhospitable place, devoid of oxygen, bursting with volcanic eruptions, and bombarded by asteroids, with no signs of life in even the simplest forms.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2018/04/brewing-up-earths-earliest-life.html

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Unprecedented wave of large-mammal extinctions linked to prehistoric humans | #Geology #GeologyPage

Homo sapiens, Neanderthals and other recent human relatives may have begun hunting large mammal species down to size — by way of extinction — at least 90,000 years earlier than previously thought, says a new study published in the journal Science.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2018/04/unprecedented-wave-of-large-mammal-extinctions-linked-to-prehistoric-humans.html
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