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September 17, 2015

Geology News - Wed, 09/16/2015 - 22:10


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Saudi Arabia Continues to Hold Its Asian Market Share
Energy Information Administration

NASA Still Can’t Identify the Bright Spots on Ceres
NASA

M8.3 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

USGS Releases New Topo Maps for Florida
United States Geological Survey

Hard Rock Emerald Mines in Afghanistan
Gemological Institute of America

Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources in the Cherokee Platform Province (KS, OK, MO)
United States Geological Survey

Chimpanzees Plan and Execute an Attack on a Drone
The Sydney Morning Herald

Gemfields to Acquire Two Emerald Mines in Colombia
Mining.com

Blue Flaming Sulfur Flows and the Largest Highly Acidic Lake in the World at Kawah Ijen Volcano
Geology.com

NEW: Geology Underfoot in Western Washington
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September 14, 2015

Geology News - Sun, 09/13/2015 - 22:10


Attention News Subscribers

On September 18, 2015, Geology.com will begin publishing news items on the right side of its homepage instead of on its news page. We will publish more news items, more frequently, as we become aware of them – instead of just once per day. Visiting our homepage will give you access to many news stories, often before they appear on your television news or in your daily newspaper. Please bookmark our homepage and visit often.

Also, beginning on September 18, 2015, we will no longer send news emails a few times per week as we have done for the past ten years. To continue seeing daily news, simply type geology.com into your browser or use a bookmark to access our site. Thank you.

The Geology of Pluto
NASA images on Geology.com

Rock Creek Sapphire Deposit (Montana)
Gemological Institute of America

The Unstable Landslide Dams of Eastern Oregon
United States Geological Survey

USGS Groundwater Technical Procedures
United States Geological Survey

USGS Landslide Factsheet
United States Geological Survey on Geology.com

Have These Divers Found the World’s Deepest Underwater Cave?
National Geographic

New Heap Leaching Technologies
Mining.com

Archaeologists Determine How Crew Survived 1813 Shipwreck in Alaska
National Science Foundation

Cobalt Diffusion Treatment of Natural Spinel
Gemological Institute of America

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Green River Fossils

Geology News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:05

Rocks of the Green River Formation contain a fantastic collection of superbly-preserved fossils. They tell the story of what the environment was like about 50 million years ago in what is now parts of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

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Free Google Earth Software

Geology News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 22:04

Google Earth software allows you to browse seamless world satellite images. Google Earth is a free download from Google that installs on most desktop computers and some mobile devices.

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Another Record Year for Bottled Water

Geology News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 11:46

Bottled water sales are exploding again! During 2014 Americans consumed about 10.9 billion gallons of bottled water.

Some types of bottled water are geological products. These include: mineral water, ground water, well water, artesian water, spring water and sparkling water. The source of the water is often marked on the label.

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