Interesting Site of the Month

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2016

December

Carbon Mineral Challenge:

https://deepcarbon.net/feature/announcing-carbon-mineral-challenge-worldwide-hunt-new-carbon-minerals#.WD9T5GczXIU

November

Alberta’s Ice Age Megafauna and Wally’s Beach:

https://albertashistoricplaces.wordpress.com/2016/07/13/changing-animals-albertas-ice-age-megafauna-and-wallys-beach/

October

Ancient jade use in Alberta:

https://albertashistoricplaces.wordpress.com/2016/08/31/ancient-jade/

September

Alberta volcanic rocks con't

http://geoscan.nrcan.gc.ca/starweb/geoscan/servlet.starweb?path=geoscan/fulle.web&search1=R=205184

http://rruff.info/doclib/cm/vol33/CM33_973.pdf

August

Alberta volcanic rocks

http://gac.esd.mun.ca/sgtd/page3/page10/assets/Crowsnest06fieldguide.pdf

http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/e70-004#.V5-xIqJFzaM

July

Flint knapping

http://flintknappinginfo.webstarts.com/uploads/PressureFlaking.pdf

https://archaeology.uiowa.edu/flintknapping-0

http://www.wildernesscollege.com/making-arrowheads.html

June

Mazama volcanic ash and Alberta archeology

https://albertashistoricplaces.wordpress.com/2014/08/07/ecological-catastrophes-in-albertas-past-the-mazama-volcanic-eruption/

May

Chert

http://geology.com/rocks/chert.shtml

http://www.mindat.org/min-994.html

April

Brittney Kelly a young enthusiast suggests this site about common minerals

https://www.larsonjewelers.com/40-common-minerals.aspx

March

The Vug - a minerology site:

http://www.the-vug.com/

February


Kendra our president recommends this site for an introduction to wire wrapping

http://mcrocks.com/ftr07/JunesseWirewrap.html

The home site also has many great links for lapidary and rock identification

http://www.mcrocks.com/page25.html

January

Minerals and rocks galore - a site recommended by Barb Black  http://www.minerals.net/