Uses of Soapstone
June 20, 2012 | Geology.com
Soapstone is a rock composed primarily of talc. It is a soft rock that...
A Unique Use for Soapstone
March 13, 2012 | WhiskyStones.com
You might have heard about soapstone being used in cooking pots, wood stoves, fireplace surrounds,...
Oldest Stone Tools – 71,000 YBP
November 11, 2012 | The Australian
Archaeologists working near Mossel Bay, South Africa have found small stone tools with an estimated...
Ending the Diamond Slump in Australia?
March 2, 2012 | Business Insider
Low diamond prices and a strong Australian dollar have caused problems for the Australian diamond...
What are Fluorescent Minerals?
August 27, 2012 | Geology.com
One of the most spectacular museum exhibits is a darkroom filled with fluorescent rocks and...
Fluorescent Minerals on Mars
January 30, 2013 | NASA
The Mars Curiosity Rover has been out in the Martian night taking photographs illuminated by...
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Rapid Sea Level Rise on the Atlantic Coast
June 26, 2012 | USGS
"Since about 1990, sea-level rise in the 600-mile stretch of coastal zone from Cape Hatteras,...