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GSA 2016 - Day 3

Last Updated: 28th Sep 2016

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

This is a LIVE report, keep this page loaded for live updates - new images will appear as they are added.

This morning is an important session about the mineralogical evidence for the co-evolution of the geosphere and biosphere.

Daniel Hunmer - quantifying change of mineral chemistry over time.

Shauna Morrison - social networks of copper minerals.

Apatitic microfossils

Paul Falkowski talking about the xi evolution of minerals and life

I'm a co-author of this presentation

Prediction of the missing minerals, / very interesting talk given by a mathematician.

Using mindat data!

Bob Hazen, who is being awarded the Roebling medal by the Mineralogical Society of America

Robert Hazen being presented the Roebling medal

Bob with his well deserved award.

Building the mineral evolution database poster - with mindat being demonstrated

Zheng Yuan presenting her poster on trace element analysis of turquoise

Chengsi Wan and her poster on photoluminescence in spinel.

Shaunna Morrison and Chao Liu with the Mineral Ecology poster.

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Great work, Jolyon!
It was nice seeing you again today wandering the halls....

Paul Brandes
28th Sep 2016 3:32am

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