This is our 45th year! We hold monthly talks on a wide range of earth science topics, usually on the 2nd Thursday of the month. We have several day and weekend field trips a year and sometimes a longer foreign excursion.
Amateur geology is the recreational study and hobby of collecting rocks and mineral specimens from their natural environment. The numerical value of amateur geology in Chaldean Numerology is: 7. The numerical value of amateur geology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3.
The geology of the island of Sardinia leaves nothing to be desired. Professional geologists know that, of course. But even amateur geologists or rock and mineral collectors should know about the treasures of Sardinia.
The Mineral Hardness Ruler is a stimulating visual aid, educates in one phase of mineralogy, and provides the standard ruler measurement scales needed in classes. Rockhounds, mineral enthusiasts, students, teachers, geologists, and any one interested in rocks and minerals will find the Mineral Hardness Ruler a handy visual aid for quick information on mineral hardness. The two-sided, flexible, glossy, vinyl ruler consists of five scales: three measurement scales and two mineral hardness scales. The measurement scales are in standard ruler measurements of tenths of inches, sixteenths of inches, and millimeters.
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Many Members throughout the British Isles have formed Local Groupswhich organize their own meetings and events, or also belong to Affiliated Societies. Support for special meetings of our Local and Affiliated Groups. Click here for more details.
Summer is prime time for aspiring geologists to explore the U. This guide shows you exactly how to mine your own backyard for treasures and cultivate a lifelong hobby. Using items you already have around the house, you can set up an entire geological operation in your backyard.
Amateur geology known as rockhounding in the United States and Canada is the recreational study and hobby of collecting rocks and mineral specimens from the natural environment. The first amateur geologists were prospectors looking for valuable minerals and gemstones for commercial purposes. Eventually, however, more people have been drawn to amateur geology for recreational purposes, mainly for the beauty that rocks and minerals provide.