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Geology related stories and special interest pieces. After all, there’s more to geoscience than mining projects!

Geologists Going to Mars?

Mars One is a non-profit organization based in the Netherlands planning to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2025.  This private spaceflight project, led by Dutch entrepreneur Bas ...

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The Moon’s Mysterious Magnetic Field

Today, the Moon has a very weak magnetic field, but researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently released a paper in Nature showing that the Moon used to ...

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Why is Ontario’s Ring of Fire on the Back Burner?

Main deposits and explorers in the Ring of Fire, Ontario

Overview The ‘Ring of Fire’ is a collection of rich greenstone-hosted chromite (Iron-Chromium Oxide) and nickel-copper-platinum group metal (PGM) deposits around McFaulds Lake in northern Ontario, Canada. Discovered relatively recently in ...

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