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Olivine is a rock-forming mineral found in Earth\'s crust and mantle, and in some meteorites.
Chrysoberyl: a very hard gem mineral with dispersion, chatoyance and color-change.
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Gemstones: Fantastic images and articles about diamonds and colored stones.
Climate Change: A collection of articles on climate change and it\\\'s diverse impacts.
Diamonds: Learn about the properties of diamond, its many uses and diamond discoveries.
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Subsidence: Articles, maps and news about mine, cavern and fluid-production subsidence.
Impact Events: Articles and images about impact events on Earth, moons and planets.
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Tsunamis: Articles and press releases about tsunamis and earthquakes that trigger them.
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Hurricanes: Information about how these storms occur and the damage that they produce.
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