Some facets of the Geology of Diamonds |... →
all-geo: The ‘Picasso diamond’ shows complex growth patterns highlighted by cathodoluminescence. Image with permission of University of Edinburgh
Timelapse volcanoes in Google’s Earth Engine |... →
all-geo: With the marvels of technology and the generosity of Google and NASA, we can now sit back and watch the back catalogue of volcanic eruptions using the magnificent Google Earth Timelapse of Landsat images. Here are just a few that I have picked out..
Granitic Seafloor Reported Off Brazil | Andrew's... →
all-geo: It’s exciting in a geeky way to learn that the deep-sea plateau called the Rio Grande Rise appears to contain granitic rocks. Dredging two years ago brought up samples, and this week the “video evidence” from a submersible dive to the Rise was cited as further proof. That doesn’t seem like much evidence, and nothing has been published yet, and the video I’ve seen doesn’t look at all...
Why is gas so important in volcanic eruptions? 4)... →
all-geo: Click for link to original site. Photo is Anak Krakatau Vulcanian eruptions, generally considered as the next step up in explosiveness from Hawaiian eruptions, are very distinct from other forms of activity such as Strombolian as they are related to the emission of mostly ashy pyroclasts and blocks in more voluminous amounts. This is in direct contrast to the incandescent material...
ATTENTION ALL GIRLS AND LADIES: CHILDLURING STORY
EDIT: It’s been brought to my attention that this is false, http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/childlure.asp sorry for that, I really hate scaremongering. thanks to rocksandants for the heads up
New Theme :)
Ok, so finally made a decision on a new theme. An excellent way to procrastinate :) Any thoughts - yay? nay?