The Rocks Know

January 4, 2012

Nerd gifts and changing times

November 14, 2011

A star (ruby) is born

November 7, 2011

Mondays making you blue? Here’s a mineral for you.

October 31, 2011

Warding off evil spirits and bacteria for millennia

October 24, 2011

So what do minerals teach us anyway?

October 17, 2011

Mineral names, elements switching places, and olivine!

October 12, 2011

The mineral behind fluorescence takes center stage

September 23, 2011

Since Talk Like a Pirate Day fell on a Monday this week, it got supplanted by Mineral Monday, but pirates can't be ignored for long...

September 19, 2011

Fall is here, and that means Mineral Mondays are back! This Monday features the exquisitely named cinnabar.

July 4, 2011

There's a lot going on up in the sky

May 18, 2011

Or, how weather can relate to geology

March 28, 2011

Mineral Monday: Orpiment and Realgar

March 11, 2011

Aggregation of news and blog coverage of the 3/11/2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan

March 7, 2011

Mineral Monday: Kaolinite

February 28, 2011

February's birthstone, and a new way to prevent drunkenness?


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