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Tyson Haverkort on video call

Tyson Haverkort

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Geospatial Solutions Specialist
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Tyson Haverkort

Kelsey Privett - Géologue de projet d'exploration, Mine Lac des Iles

Kelsey Privett (Video)

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Exploration Project Geologist
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Kelsey Privett (Video)

Balanced stones on a pebble beach

Minerals and Rocks

Learn about the different types of minerals and rocks, the rock cycle, weathering and erosion.
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Minerals and Rocks

An image showing the symbol, atomic number and relative atomic mass of sodium. Sodium’s symbol is Na, its atomic number is 11 and its relative atomic mass is approximately 22.99.  Image © istockphoto.com/3dalia

Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Sodium is a useful chemical element. You consume it as table salt regularly. Learn about salt mining, sodium uses, and what problems too much sodium can cause.
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Na Na Na Na (Hey Hey Hey) Sodium!

Magnified image of a ringwoodite crystal

Ringwoodite and the Deep Water Cycle

The water in the oceans has travelled vast distances. It has even time spent deep below the surface of the Earth, trapped inside the mineral ringwoodite.
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Ringwoodite and the Deep Water Cycle

Close-up of an amethyst geode

What is a Crystal?

Crystals aren’t just rocks and minerals. Crystals have a well-organized molecular structure, just as important to a crystal as the molecules it contains.
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What is a Crystal?

Daedulus crater on the Moon

Impact Craters

Learn about how craters are formed and about some of Canada's impact craters.
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Impact Craters

Kelsey Privett | Géologue de projet d’exploration, Lac des Iles Mine

Kelsey Privett

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Exploration Project Geologist
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Kelsey Privett

Jason Carignan | Technicien minier

Jason Carignan

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Mine Technician
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Jason Carignan