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State Secret Saturday: NC’s State Fossil

2013 is drawing to a close, but there’s still time for some great fossils. I’m visiting my family in North Carolina for the holidays, and I recently learned that North Carolina has a new state fossil as of this year*! The new North Carolina state fossil is a megalodon shark tooth, which can apparently be […]

State Secret Saturday: New York State Fossil

No, not that kind of state secret. Wikileaks is interesting, but what I find fascinating are the insane numbers of state symbols out there that have to do with geology. There are a plethora of official state fossils, rocks, stones, minerals, gemstones, semi-precious gemstones, dinosaurs, shells, and soils all across the United States. It’s kind […]

Mineralized Monday

If you’re still looking for a gift for that special someone this Thursday, and you happen to have several thousand dollars just burning a hole in your bank account, you might want to look at these ridiculously pretty jewels designed by Monique Péan. The ring above, and the necklace below were crafted from fragments of […]