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Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Zwei Neue Natursteine gehen bald an den Start 

Natursteine-Blog [08:11:19]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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Demnächst neu im Sortiment: Kalkstein-Platten Kota Black und ein neuer Granit Dieses Jahr ist viel bei jonastone passiert – das zeigt der Rückblick auf unsere zahlreichen Produktneuheiten 2014. Die Marmor-, ... mehr

Amphistrophia funculata brachiopod from the Wenlock Fm. 

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 Silurian; GB
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Amphistrophia funculata is a strophomenid type brachiopod from the Silurian aged (Wenlock epoch, Sheinwoodian to Homerian stage), Wenlock formation, near Dudley, England. It has the typical arrangement of valves with the pedicle valve being convex and the brachial valve concave. To me this looks very similar to a Strophomena sp. brachiopods from the Ordovician. Fine radial ribs decorate the surface and the shell makes a sharp turn along the margin to grow perpendicular to the previous [...]

A Scary Story for Halloween: Rainfall Totals in My Neck of the Woods 

Geotripper [04:10:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
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It's Halloween night, and a lot of children are no doubt disappointed that it is raining outside. We've had four kids in one group so far. Waiting for trick-or-treaters this evening has been a little like [...]

Geological issues in the 2014 election 

Oakland Geology [00:09:32]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info
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 US
Nobody asked for my guidance in this fall’s elections. That’s OK—this isn’t guidance, just a few observations from October. The mayoral candidates in Oakland, almost unanimously, have [...]

Encope micorpora Echinoderm 

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 Neogene; MX,US
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While visiting the Gallery of Natural History at the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park (1300 N. College Ave, Tempe Arizona 85281) I saw fossil specimen (AHS-NH#9854) Encope [...]
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