Quartz Crystals are Still a Favorite with Children

Quartz is the most common mineral found in the Earth’s crust.

Geysers

A geyser is a hot spring which ejects hot water a vapors through a crack in the rock.

How many years of college do you have to attend to become a geologist?

Our latest Ask-a-Geologist question answered! How many years do you have to attend school to become a geologist?

Amethyst is one of the most popular minerals with children

Amethyst is a common, purple form of the mineral quartz. Fairly hard, amethyst is a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale which has a range from 1 (softest) to 10 (hardest).

Is a River Young or Old? The Answer is in the Curves!

Rivers are natural water bodies which flow toward another water body such as another river, lake or ocean.

What are some household items made out of igneous rock?

Igneous rocks are often used as building materials and in the production of household items.

What does a geologist need to know?

What does a geologist need to know? The answer to this question is based on the type of work that the geologist is involved with. You may be surprised to learn of all of the different types of jobs that a geologist can have.

Why do sandstone rocks sometimes have holes in them?

Why do sandstone rocks sometimes have holes in them?

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