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The United States In 1800

The United States In 1800

A slice of the Fukang meteorite with the sun illuminating it.   When it slammed into the surface of Earth, there was little sign of the beauty that lay inside. But cutting the Fukang meteorite open yielded a breathtaking sight. Within the rock, translucent golden crystals of a mineral called olivine gleamed among a silvery honeycomb of nickel-iron.

A slice of the Fukang meteorite with the sun illuminating it. When it slammed into the surface of Earth, there was little sign of the beauty that lay inside. But cutting the Fukang meteorite open yielded a breathtaking sight. Within the rock, translucent golden crystals of a mineral called olivine gleamed among a silvery honeycomb of nickel-iron.

"Fabric of the Earth"  Kiluea Lava Fields, Hawaii.  Image 1536 - Bill Atkinson Photography

"Fabric of the Earth" Kiluea Lava Fields, Hawaii. Image 1536 - Bill Atkinson Photography

Sima Humboldt - Bolívar State, Venezuela

Sima Humboldt - Bolívar State, Venezuela

Sleeping Pele, a natural lava flow on Big Island, Hawaii

Sleeping Pele, a natural lava flow on Big Island, Hawaii

Strata

Strata

Blue Canyon, Arizona | Cecil Whitt Photographer

Blue Canyon, Arizona | Cecil Whitt Photographer

trilobite fossils in the Burgess Shale fossil beds on Mount Stephen - Burgess is one of the most plentiful and scientifically valuable fossil beds in the world

trilobite fossils in the Burgess Shale fossil beds on Mount Stephen - Burgess is one of the most plentiful and scientifically valuable fossil beds in the world

Ptygmatic Folds: typical of slump folding/ migmatites/ decollement detachment zones, ptygmatic folds generally represent conditions where the folded material is of much greater viscosity than the surrounding medium

Ptygmatic Folds: typical of slump folding/ migmatites/ decollement detachment zones, ptygmatic folds generally represent conditions where the folded material is of much greater viscosity than the surrounding medium

geology picture of felsic dike with mafic inclusions

geology picture of felsic dike with mafic inclusions