The healing power of crystals - a useful chart.
Visualisation of the major garnet solid-solution series
Awesome folds in calciturbidite beds. Loughshinny, Ireland.
Lulworth Crumple on the Dorset Coast, UK
Yesterday, I married my best friend in a cave.
My first attempt at geology cake.
Pretty sweet exposed anticline I saw in Marlinton, WV.
Cracked open a rock to find a preserved pine cone! (Steinhardt, Germany)
ASU football painted their endzones with a topographic map of the Buttes that surround their football stadium
“Yup - sure is a 7.1 ya got there”
Weakly opalised ammonite in drill core.
Found on Facebook, I like the art style
I'm not crazy
hold my clipboard
Gorgeous lava flow
I baked a geode cake for Thanksgiving! Tasted pretty gneiss
I have a 20cm ruler tattoo specifically for measuring hand samples in the field (yes it's to scale)
Unconformity and channel formation after a submarine landslide
Stunning opal reveal
We drilled through a quartz vug. Mildly interesting.
Absolutely stunning formations here
I send this whenever people ask me what a geologist does...
Stranger in a Strange Land
It’s all about perspective
Saw this on Facebook, pretty accurate description actually
Hand painted 3D raised relief geological map of Santa Ynez valley west of Santa Barbara.
Hurry, mods are asleep!
San Andreas Fault in CA-25 road
Quality paeleontology meme
How it feels to be freshly graduated
I’m a geologist first, graphic designer second, and thought the world needed more visually appealing geology tees... yay or nay?
Feldspar series visualisation
Here’s an upvote
One of the specimen storage areas in The Smithsonian.
Anyone want to appreciate this strata with me? (Mt Chimborazo region, Ecuador)
We’ve all been there
A rock formation I stumbled across by a lakebed in Arkansas.
Thanks to them we are alive today 🙏🏻
Speculator rockface in Norway
The 1900's were a dark time for Geology
Nice folds in on Ischia, Italy
Horst and Graben with r/HumanForScale
Banded iron formation. Alternating hematite/jasper. Negaunee iron formation
Learn your shit
A chunk of quartz found in Arkansas worth $4 million.
One cup of sand from every beach and desert I visited over the past 3 years.
Got asked by a teacher friend to talk to the second grade of her school about fossils and minerals. It was one of the most enjoyable times I’ve had!
Generally love chatting to my drillers but this was a headscratcher
Beautiful Banded Iron Formation I saw at a museum in Naples last week
Olivine from Lanzarote
PSA: Know the difference!
It do be like that
Saw this mountain in Switzerland, thought it looked pretty cool
Really interesting rock
If you spend a lot of time in the great outdoors, why not collect your own stone alphabet!
Saw this guy in the Colorado Rockies. No clue how or what it is but I thought it was cool enough to show you guys.
4 friends and a 200 million year old tree
USGS is not suffering fools today
Y'all like an actual picture of a pyroclastic flow?
Been selling granite for 3 years now. Never have I ever seen something so beautiful.
Iain Stewart speaking the wholesome truth.
3D geological map of Ireland
I needed a mapboard for class fieldtrips. I went down a very deep rabbit hole making the best possible one I could. It's complete with an emergency protractor map overlay. Also holds an acid bottle. Thought I'd share.
MFW it’s 2am and my GIS project is still a piece of shit
🔥 These huge quartz crystals 🔥
[Shitpost] but y'all know it's the truth
These are the important questions paleontologists need to answer!!
Comparative profiles of several well-known American canyons (from Geological Survey Bulletin 1191)
Ranking Of Crystals, Based On Their Popularity As A Name For A Stripper
I forgot to clean a glass with some milkshake residue left in it over the weekend whilst I was away from home. Came back to find a stunning mid-chocolate rift with transform faults. The spreading rate was about 0.25 mm/day.
🔥 Magma spilling out of crust
I went to a counter-top store and found the most perfect kinematic indicator ever
Thought you guys might like this. Baleal Portugal
Angular unconformity at San Lorenzo Canyon in NM, USA
Real Keichousaurus hui specimen I added to my collection recently!
Pegamite dikes, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado
We all love rocks
Kyanite blades outside Jakar, Bhutan
Not OC but this cracked me up
Same same, it different
A beautifully colored rock core I collected. Found in central NW Arizona.
Got my tweezers and sifted through a small bucket of sand taken from the shores of Ruby Reservoir in southwestern Montana. Garnets galore!!
Why you don’t cook on a wet stone
One of life’s hardest decisions is which rocks deserve to go on the shelf
Cause I'm not lucky in fossil hunting, I crocheted these ammonites.
THIS is crazy.. wow..
This is awesome!
I've collected a lot of rocks throughout my geology degree and job as a quarry manager, but this is my favourite because it looks like a cock
It happens quickly
3D wooden geological map of Santa Ynez valley
My bio says swipe right for cool rock facts
Cracking dyke in Easdale, Scotland
It's 5am here. These two strat columns have taken ten hours of work and I still need to work on interpretations. Hope someone appreciates them more then I do right now
Leave no stone unturned
THCC HALITE CRYSTAL CLUSTER
Just one more quartz rock mom
Have been posted this before, but this columnar basalt deposits are so satisfying. Garni gorge, Armenia.
A nice chunk of Chrysocolla I pulled from an old copper mine in Nevada
Ternary plot of geologists
When you tell the Field Assistant you need a big chunk of rock for geochemistry without specifying how big.
Hildoceras ammonite found near Whitby, Ontario.
so thats how it is
Trona Rd after the Earthquake near Ridgecrest, CA today. Taken by San Bernardino County VOAD.
A shocking quartz vein with a minor fault
Capturing transgressive-regressive phases of the Western Interior Seaway (mid-to-late Cretaceous) - Smoky Hills region, KS
Nice fault near Shoshone, CA
Ooids!! In Long Island, Bahamas
Marine sediment transport visualized
Here are some giant garnets to brighten up your morning (Canadian arctic)
Daggett Rock - largest glacial erratic in Maine
Been under a lot of stress lately, I can feel it in my joints
Columnar basalt fire place 🔥🔥
B I G G E O L O G Y
K-Pg Boundary Layer (the moment the dinosaurs went extinct)
Some awesome chevron folds I saw in Kings Canyon California yesterday! Me for scale.
Graphic Texture I've only ever seen this nice in textbooks
The Etna creates a Phoenix. (Catania, Italy)
I think this belongs here
Ternary chart of geoscientists
Because the glass is half full... of rocks.
Gave me a good chuckle.
Thought you guys might like it. Thrift store find.
Geo nerds > chem nerds
My kind of superpower
I found a vein of Amethyst in my back yard
19 y/o me as a geology student
Moving across the country. Husband packed up 90% of the bedroom in the time it took me to pack my rock collection.
My geology book from the 1870s doesn't know the cause of earthquakes
Limestone is dead
Crossbedding in Zion National Park
I thought there were supposed to be carbonates here?
Volumes of the New Testament
convolute bedding at Scripps Beach in San Diego