Rare-earth elements discovered in Georgia kaolin mines, study finds
    NEWS
    January 1, 2019

    Rare-earth elements discovered in Georgia kaolin mines, study finds

    Credit: Georgia State University The high-density minerals in the Georgia kaolin mines are potential sources…
    Earth Loses Hundreds of Tons of Atmosphere to Space Every Day
    NEWS
    December 25, 2018

    Earth Loses Hundreds of Tons of Atmosphere to Space Every Day

    Scientists have known for some time that Earth’s atmosphere loses several hundred tons of oxygen…
    Research Reveals ‘Fundamental Finding’ About Earth’s Outer Core
    PLATE TECTONIC
    December 22, 2018

    Research Reveals ‘Fundamental Finding’ About Earth’s Outer Core

    Researchers used cutting-edge supercomputing techniques to make a critical discovery about the chemical composition of…
    Largest Known Diamond Found in North America
    NEWS
    December 20, 2018

    Largest Known Diamond Found in North America

    The record-setting stone was found in October, according to Dominion Diamond Mines. The find is…
    Plate Tectonics May Have Been Active on Earth Since the Very Beginning Read
    PLATE TECTONIC
    December 19, 2018

    Plate Tectonics May Have Been Active on Earth Since the Very Beginning Read

    A combined image of Earth’s plates and their boundaries. Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific…
    Volcanoes fed by ‘mush’ reservoirs rather than molten magma chambers
    VOLCANOES
    December 18, 2018

    Volcanoes fed by ‘mush’ reservoirs rather than molten magma chambers

    Magma Chamber Volcanoes are not fed by molten magma formed in large chambers finds a…
    Enhanced views of Earth tectonics
    PLATE TECTONIC
    December 17, 2018

    Enhanced views of Earth tectonics

    The layer of the Earth we live on is broken into a dozen or so…
    Dinosaur Eggs Came in Many Colors—Just Like Birds
    FOSSILS
    November 28, 2018

    Dinosaur Eggs Came in Many Colors—Just Like Birds

    A new study says the colors found in modern birds’ eggs did not evolve independently,…
    Extremely Rare 5,655-carat Emerald With ‘Golden Green Hue’ Discovered
    NEWS
    November 4, 2018

    Extremely Rare 5,655-carat Emerald With ‘Golden Green Hue’ Discovered

    A giant and extremely rare emerald worth an estimated £2 million ($2,549,954) has been discovered…
      Metamorphic Facies
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      July 29, 2018

      Metamorphic Facies

      Eskola in 1915 developed the concept of metamorphic facies as “ A group of rocks of varying chemical composition, characterised…
      Metamorphic Grade, Zones and Facies.
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      July 3, 2018

      Metamorphic Grade, Zones and Facies.

      Metamorphic Grade The approximate extent or intensity to which metamorphism has changed an original rock is termed as metamorphic grade.…
      Metamorphism And Its Types
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      June 26, 2018

      Metamorphism And Its Types

      Metamorphism is a geological process that changes the mineralogical and chemical composition, as well as the structure of rocks. Metamorphism…
      Metamorphic Textures And Structures
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      June 22, 2018

      Metamorphic Textures And Structures

      Some very common Metamorphic Textures and Structures are discussed briefly as follows. Metamorphic Structures Definite mechanical conditions and recrystallization determine…
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