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Canadian quarry reveals big-headed Burgess Shale fossil

Canadian palaeontologists have discovered one of the largest fossils for its era in a quarry site of Burgess Shale at Kootenay National Park.
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Youngest Moon rocks on record only 2 billion years old

Curtin University researchers have helped to refine our understanding of the solar system’s timeline, dating the youngest Moon rocks ever discovered.
billion-year-old geology
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Australia a critical case study in billion-year-old geology

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have investigated a billion-year-old geological mystery which could aid in the mapping of current day critical minerals.
Fossil
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Victorian fossil emblem up for vote

Museums Victoria has opened the ballot box for Victorians to vote on the state’s official fossil emblem, with a rich history lying beneath each of the candidates.
Round House
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Round House saved from cliff collapse

A quarry-side cliff in Fremantle, Western Australia has been stabilised to ensure the safety of the state’s oldest building, the heritage-listed Round House.
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Jerusalem quarry turns back the biblical clock

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a 2000-year-old stone quarry site in Jerusalem which could have been used to source the materials for the Jewish holy site, the Second Temple.
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Sand bubbles could unlock screening efficiency

Scientists from the University of Columbia have been the first to demonstrate that “bubbles” of lighter sand can form and rise through heavier sand when subjected to vibrations and gas flow.
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Australia’s five best rocks for budding geologists

A Monash University affiliate and scientist at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has described the five most interesting rocks to be found on Australian soil.
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Victorian extractive industry flourishes – in spite of COVID-19

Victoria has recorded its highest level of extractive production in over 10 years, according to the Victorian Earth Resources sector indicators for 2019-20.
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German quarry the key for global geologists

Scientists have discovered a long sought-after rock sample in a former German quarry which may hold the key to the transition between eras some 89.4 million years ago.
slate
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World-building Welsh slate gets heritage listing

The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List for its historical significance in 19th century Europe.

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