Rocks & Minerals

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Nicole Brisson à un site minier

Nicole Brisson

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Water and Tailings Engineer
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Nicole Brisson

Cody Spurrell presenting to youth group

Cody Spurrell

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Production Geologist
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Cody Spurrell

Cameron McLean - Gestionnaire de l’exploration

Cameron McLean (Video)

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Exploration Manager
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Cameron McLean (Video)

Cameron McLean | Gestionnaire de l’exploration

Cameron McLean

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Exploration Manager
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Cameron McLean

Linda Duncan

Linda Duncan

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Corporate Senior Metallurgist
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Linda Duncan

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)

Megan Laracy | Géologuel Canada Ltd

Megan Laracy

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Geologist
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Megan Laracy

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

Peyto Lake, Banff National Park

The Rock Cycle in Canada

Products of the rock cycle are visible all across Canada.
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The Rock Cycle in Canada

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

Aerial of Gas well Marcellus Shale Formation in northern West Virginia

What is Fracking?

The fracking process gets natural gases out of rocks. This process can have effects on freshwater, water quality and even earthquakes!
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What is Fracking?

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

Joel Shank | Géoscientifique, Société d’exploitation et de développement d’Hibernia

Joel Shank

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Geoscientist
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Joel Shank

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