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Sep 14, 2021

Tourmaline Crystals -A simple guide

Tourmaline is a unique crystalline boron silicate mineral

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Sep 09, 2021


Topaz is a naturally occurring silicate mineral of fluorine and aluminum with a chemical formula of Al2SiO4(F,OH)2. Aluminum silicate fluoride hydroxide.

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Sep 02, 2021

Insight Into Vanadinite Mineral

Vanadinite is a natural mineral comprising vanadium, chlorine, oxygen, and lead.

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Feb 12, 2021

Plate Tectonics And Evolution: What We Know

Plate Tectonics And Evolution: Does Plate Tectonics Play a Role in The Evolution of Life?

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Jan 15, 2021

Plate Tectonics for Beginners

From the highest mountain, to the deepest ocean trench, plate tectonics is at work all around us.

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Dec 06, 2020

Daniel R. Valdes

I'm really not sure I see a lot of gold streaks silver streaks bronze. As far as I know it could be fool's gold or whatever that's why I'm contacting yo

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Nov 23, 2020

gems and diamond

Diamonds were formed billions of years ago through a combination of tremendous pressure and temperatures of 1652–2372 degrees Fahrenheit at depths between

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Nov 23, 2020

Can you identify this?

I was previously told, it was 477G of natural green chalcedony grape agate. Is this true ir is it something else. Very interesting looking. I have seen

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Nov 23, 2020

Kathy Allshouse

Lake Erie find today! No clue what it is any takers? Pink white aqua and brown

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Nov 23, 2020

What is this rock???

I found this rock in the Thames and I really want to know what it is; no one at my university knew and they are curious now too!!! I would appreciate any

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