Minerals

Jessica Rideout

Jessica Rideout

Job Title
Quarry Materials Compliance Officer
I inspect quarries to ensure that they are operated in compliance with provincial regulations.
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Jessica Rideout

Amanda McCallum

Amanda McCallum

Job Title
Geologist, Communication Specialist, Business Owner
I'm a prospecting geologist, a science communication specialist and business owner.
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Amanda McCallum

Caroline Richard - Engineer in the mining industry

Caroline Richard

Job Title
Geotechnical Engineer
I work in the mining industry and manage the waste materials created during ore extraction.
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Caroline Richard

Max Salman aux commandes d'un avion.

Max Salman

Job Title
PH.D. Student / Affiliate Researcher
I ask questions to things that don’t have answers yet.
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Max Salman

Lisa Phiri dans une mine souterraine

Lisa T. Phiri

Job Title
Mining Geologist
I examine rocks in an underground mine to determine the amount and location of gold.
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Lisa T. Phiri

Lesley Hymers à côté d'une pépite de cuivre géante à l'extérieur du musée McBride, à Whitehorse, au Yukon.

Lesley Hymers

Job Title
Manager, Education and Outreach Programs
I work for an organization that provides Earth science and mineral resources education.
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Lesley Hymers

Tyson Haverkort en vidéoconférence

Tyson Haverkort

Job Title
Geospatial Solutions Specialist
Tyson Haverkort is a Geospatial Solutions Specialist for Teck Resources Ltd.
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Tyson Haverkort

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

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

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?

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

Kelsey Privett (Video)

Job Title
Exploration Project Geologist
Kelsey Privett is an Exploration Project Geologist for Lac des Iles Mine - North American Palladium.
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Kelsey Privett (Video)

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

Kelsey Privett

Job Title
Exploration Project Geologist
Kelsey Privett is an Exploration Project Geologist for Lac des Iles Mine.
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Kelsey Privett

Jason Carignan | Technicien minier

Jason Carignan

Job Title
Mine Technician
Jason Carignan is a mine technician at Lac Des Iles Mines.
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Jason Carignan