Australovenator wintonensis, Australia’s iconic theropod, roamed the land in the Late Cretaceous. Evidence of this predator ferocity is found most famously in the Lark Quarry Trackway near Winton, Queensland, which preserves a stampede of hundreds of dinosaur thought to have been running away at great speed as an Australovenator descended upon a watering hole to
The Strelley Pool Formation is a sub-section of depositional environments occurring across 11 greenstone belts and spanning 30,000 square kilometers in the east of the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia1. A craton is a portion of a continent, in this case an Archean age sub-continent, of geological stability. The Strelley Pool Formation is located between two
Quartz is a mineral composed of silicon dioxide (SiO2). An abundant mineral, Quartz is found commonly all over the world. It develops in various shades, ranging from transparent clarity to opaque, solid colours. It occurs in igneous, metamorphic and clastic rocks (Allaby, 2013), especially in Granite and other felsic formations. It is created through cooling
Quartz SiO2 is a mineral found all over the world, used in jewellery making, electrical engineering and spiritual practice alike. Depending on how the crystal formed, Quartz can present in a variety of ways, each with their own rich history of uses in various cultures. Clear Quartz Clear Quartz, also called rock crystal, is a
Foot (pes) movement of Australovenator wintonensis. From a 3D reconstruction by Dr. Matthew White. Model of the remains of Banjo, named after Banjo Patterson, the A. wintonensis skeleton discovered near Winton, QLD and located at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum
Having visited Port Moresby I quickly learnt that it was a rough and dangerous place. I made a few enquires regarding obtaining gold. the more I learnt the more I realised that while I like to travel to rough and dangerous places, Mt. Kare was very unsafe. Unless I was prepared to carry a gun
Amethyst Geological Facts Amethyst is a variety of quartz, or silicon dioxide (SiO2). It is identified by its striking purple shade, ranging from the palest lilac with hints of pink to the deepest shades of violet and indigo. Amethyst gets its colour from trace amounts of irradiated iron. This radiation emanates from within the earth,
The Amethyst mines in Brazil are considered the best in the world. To get there you must get to Rio De Janeiro, fly south to Port Alegre, drive 3 hours to Solidad (near Uruguay), and then it’s a 1 hour drive to Amethyst del Sul . There are hundreds of working mines in the area.
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