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The true rock stars of the oil industry
On the other end of the phone was Melinda Yurkowski, assistance chief geologist, petroleum geology, who looks after the sedimentary division of the ... Link
posted: 2018-08-15 10:55

Saskatchewan Geological Survey celebrates 70 years
Regina – “It all starts with the rocks.” That's something you'll often hear from Dr. Gary Delaney, chief geologist of Saskatchewan. And he's had the ... Link
posted: 2018-08-15 10:55

Wallace Chan to speak at Gem-A Conference 2018
Additional speakers at the Gem-A Conference 2018 will include Fijian ... gem-cutter, Victor Tuzlukov; curator-in-charge of the Smithsonian's mineral ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 21:55

President of American Opal Society to Speak at Aug. 15 SOCGEMS Meeting
... samples of opals from around the world at the monthly meeting of the South Orange County Gem and Mineral Society (SOCGEMS), on Wednesday, ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 16:55

Sac & Lapidary Rock CLub; Arc of Jefferson & Nearby Counties
Sac & Fox Lapidary and Rock Club. The Sac & Fox Lapidary and Rock Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church. For information ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 13:55

Noted Gemologist, Author Will Talk About Non-Traditional Gems
The Pasadena Lapidary Society serves to educate its members and the community in mineralogy, earth sciences and training in the lapidary and ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 13:55

Paul Bunyan Days Stampedes into Fort Bragg on the Mendocino Coast Labor Day Weekend
Other weekend events include a log rolling contest, lumberjack breakfast, craft fair, gem, mineral and fossil show, Fort Bragg library book sale, ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 13:55

Ancient Flyer: New Extremely Old Pterosaur Found in Utah
Ancient Flyer: New Extremely Old Pterosaur Found in Utah ... Paleontologists are Brigham Young University have made a rare discovery: a new ... It's the second major prehistoric discovery out of Utah this year, with the first being a ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 11:55

Mysterious, Plant-Like Fossil May Have Been One of the Earliest Animals
But Hoyal Cuthill and Han's findings could have major implications for our ... the earliest frond-like Ediacarans appear in the fossil record 571 million ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 11:55

Tucson Gem Show | Can't make it to Tucson? Be My Guest! What do you want to see! Daily Posts: Link
posted: 2018-08-14 09:55

More summer fun ahead for Lebanon area families
Summer may be winding down, but some of Lebanon County's biggest outdoor events are still to come in the weeks ahead. Two of the area's largest ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 06:55

Why Every Preliminary Economic Assessment is Fake News
A Monday Morning Musing from Mickey the Mercenary Geologist ... It was a non-public document compiled and written by company geologists and ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 05:55

Azerbaijan Operational Update
The geological study of the Muradkhanli and Jafarli oilfields has entailed the acquisition and revision of all existing well data. The integration of the old ... Link
posted: 2018-08-14 05:55

Kevin Charles Antony Burke (1929–2018)
Kevin was what one might call a “compleat geologist” of the ilk of Charles Lyell, Alexander von Humboldt, Eduard Suess, or Arthur Holmes. Link
posted: 2018-08-14 05:55

History and Philosophy of Geology
31 chapters related to History and Philosophy of Geology ... CONSERVATION OF GEOLOGICAL SPECIMENS. L. Cornish and G. Comerford. Link
posted: 2018-08-13 05:55

Funny Geology T-Shirt Gifts Geologist Bedrock
Buy Funny Geology T-Shirt Gifts Geologist Bedrock: Shop top fashion brands Novelty at ✓ FREE DELIVERY and Returns possible on ... Link
posted: 2018-08-13 05:55

Geologist jobs (Geology) in Uganda
Find & apply online for the latest Geologist jobs (Geology) in Uganda with, the UK's #1 job site. Link
posted: 2018-08-13 05:55

Weekly Calendar, Aug. 12, 2018
... doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Austin, will present on the ... Colorado Archaeological Society, potluck 6 p.m., north picnic shelter at ... 6:30 p.m., Central Library, 443 N. Sixth St., panel discussion with Colorado ... Prospectors Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, ... Link
posted: 2018-08-12 13:55

ARTS – Kalled Gallery is a destination for opal art
She was attending a gem show in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in the 1990s, when she first saw Australian opals, and was smitten by the vibrance ... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 18:55

Rockhounds experience annual Creede Rock & Mineral Show
The 17th Annual Creede Rock and Mineral show kicked off this past Friday with over 40 vendors and hundreds of geologists who came to Creede for ... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 09:55

Local Events: Aug. 10 to Aug. 16
The Kamloops Gem and Mineral Show offers gem addicts a chance to browse gemstones, home decor, jewelry, facets, mineral specimens, fossils, ... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 09:55

City of Hot Springs
Unique Old West Cabin Experience in Murfreesboro, AR Diamonds Old West Cabins-Near Crater of Diamonds. Find this Pin and more on Digging for Diamonds with Kids by Kimberly Smith. There’s one boutique ... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 06:20

Fulgurite Embodies The Power of Lightning to Manifest
Fulgurite - Image credit to Rama, Wikimedia Commons, Find this Pin and more on Fulgurit by baakakn. Overview of fulgurite and how it is formed. Where it is found, how you care for it and what you shou... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 06:20

Yucaipa Valley Gem and Mineral Society collects gems and more
“In 1966, the club held its first gem and mineral show as a means to educate the public earth sciences and lapidary arts and provide a source of ... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 05:55

Cambrian-Aged Ediacaran Organism Reconfirms Explosiveness of the Cambrian Explosion
Most paleontologists doubt that well- known Ediacaran forms represent ... The Cambrian-aged fossil that was discovered, Stromatoveris, is similar to ... Link
posted: 2018-08-11 04:55

Robert E. “Bob” Sommerfeld
He will be remembered for his love of life on the river, hunting, fishing, camping, and lapidary. Bob also attended the First Church of the Nazarene in ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 21:55

Don Says Oyawoye Is The Pioneer Of Geosciences In Nigeria
Omar Rahaman, the first doctoral degree student of Geology at the ... of Ibadan University Geologists (AIUG) and Department of Geology, University of ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 19:55

Randgold looking across the Atlantic
Randgold's geologists are building geological models and the area covering northern Brazil, Surinam, French Guyana and British Guyana and ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 19:55

The Nastiest Feud in Science
She would be joined in Hyderabad by three collaborators: the geologists ... “We have it nailed down, the case is closed,” Buck Sharpton, a geologist ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 19:55

Seequent opens up 3D modelling world
Seequent opens up 3D modelling world to improve geological risk ... for an organisation's entire geological modelling activity that connects geology ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 19:55

Holiday Rocks. Geological talks at Broadmayne Village Hall.
Dorset Geologists' Association Group. Promoting the inland and coastal geology of Dorset, and the surrounding area, for all. Menu. Link
posted: 2018-08-10 18:55

Geologist II Job
Job Title: Geologist II. Location: Houston. Operations Geologists Responsibilities and Duties. Responsibilities and Duties: Geosteering of horizontal ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 18:55

Lancaster County community calendar: Aug. 10, 2018
Information:; 908-720-1774. LUNCHEON: Blue Mountain Military Women invites all military women, past and present, and their guests ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 16:55

Deming man charged with animal cruelty in case involving 10 dead dogs
DEMING – Luna County Sheriff's Office were alerted to a possible case of animal cruelty at the Ruff Ruff Animal Sanctuary located at 7390 Rockhound ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 06:55

Gem and Mineral Show happening this weekend
BATON ROUGE, LA (LOCAL33) (FOX44) - The Gem and Mineral Society is hosting it's annual Gem and Mineral Show this weekend. The Gem and ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 04:55

Summer Reading at the Library
... Kids Company; Tlaquepaque Toy Town; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Chipotle Mexican Grill; Friends of the Sedona Library; Arizona State Parks; ... Link
posted: 2018-08-10 03:55

Gem and Mineral Show to take place this weekend in Gonzales
The Baton Rouge Gem and Mineral Society will host their Gem and Mineral Show at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales on Saturday, August ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 23:55

Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society brings program to Heights library
The Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society will be at the Gem and Mineral Show at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center in Temple on Oct. Link
posted: 2018-08-09 21:55

Ascension Parish calendar for August 9-16, 2018
GEM AND MINERAL SHOW: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Featuring over 20 vendors ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 21:55

Declan Provides Tisova Copper-Cobalt Project Update; Other Corporate Matters
The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Garry Clark as a director, effective immediately. Mr. Clark is a geologist (P Geo) with over 30 ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 18:55

An ancient cold snap causes heated debate
He's an archaeologist and geologist at the University of Arizona in Tucson. But these bits of so-called evidence are “all debatable,” he says — “every ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 18:55

Anthropocene vs Meghalayan: why geologists are fighting over whether humans are a force of nature
The Geologic Time Scale is a massive achievement that divides the whole of the Earth's history into meaningful units of time representing key changes ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 18:55

Jan Juc fossil discovery reveals evidence of prehistoric mega-shark
RARE evidence of a prehistoric mega-shark — a predator, which at more than 9m in length was almost twice the size of modern great whites — has been found at a Jan Juc beach. Teacher and citizen scient... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 16:20

Music and minerals for summer reading
Their eyes wide in enchantment, the Jefferson County Library event was ... Members from the Clallam County Mineral and Gem Association were on ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 15:55

Annual gem festival draws a crowd to Spruce Pine
SPRUCE PINE — The floor of the former Food Lion grocery store on Hwy. 226 was packed with vendors and stone-seekers at this year's annual North ... Link
posted: 2018-08-09 08:55