Quantcast
Leaf-mining Insects Completely Disappeared With The

Leaf-mining Insects Completely Disappeared With The Dinosaurs

By A'ndrea Eluse Messer, Penn State After the asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous period that triggered the dinosaurs' extinction and ushered in the Paleocene, leaf-mining insects in the western United States completely disappeared....

Latest Geology Stories

2014-07-29 20:21:49

VANCOUVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement financing and provides a corporate update with regards to the assets of the Company. Financing: Goldgroup intends to complete a non-brokered private placement financing to raise at least CAD$1 million at a price of CAD$0.20 per unit. Each unit will consist of one common share and one half of one...

2014-07-29 08:24:27

TORONTO, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer" or the "Corporation") [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] announced today that it has filed its second quarter 2014 financial results and related management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A"). The corresponding financial statements and MD&A are available on www.AlacerGold.com and on www.SEDAR.com. All currencies referenced herein are denominated in USD unless otherwise stated. Rod Antal, Alacer's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Another...

2014-07-28 12:23:27

Symbol: ASX: CHN TSX: CXN Shares outstanding: 287 millionFully diluted: 291 million PERTH, Western Australia, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Chalice Gold Mines ("Chalice" or "The Company") ASX:CHN TSX:CXN advises that it has today filed an updated and revised Technical Report and Mineral Resource estimate (Table 1) on the Company's Cameron Gold Camp Project in Canada with the Canadian securities regulators. The report has been prepared...

2014-07-28 08:24:47

VANCOUVER, Canada, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Fe Gold Corporation ("Santa Fe") (OTCQB: SFEG) is pleased to announce an updated resource estimate for the Summit Mine, located in New Mexico, USA. Moose Mountain Technical Services, an independent mining consulting firm, has recently completed an updated Mineral Resource estimate for the Company's Summit mine in accordance with the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy ("CIM") Standards. A summary of the new mineral...

2014-07-24 16:23:37

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that the board of directors of its general partner, Summit Midstream GP, LLC, has declared a quarterly cash distribution of $0.52 per unit on all of its outstanding common and subordinated units, or $2.08 per unit on an annualized basis, for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record as of the close of business on August 7,...

2014-07-24 16:23:13

Issued Capital: 190,244,847 First concentrate delivered to Teck's Trail Smelter in British Columbia for processing while mine & mill commissioning progress toward 400 ton per day ramp up As a result of a review by staff of the Ontario Securities Commission, we are issuing the following news release regarding our disclosure on the Revenue Silver Mine property. LONDON, ON, July 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) ("Fortune" or the "Company")...

2014-07-23 20:21:17

Makes Decision to Reduce Number of US-based Events In Move to Address Industry Needs TULSA, Okla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), a partner with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) in the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC), announced plans to focus its regional U.S. unconventional oil and gas efforts on this one event. The move follows...

2014-07-23 16:22:43

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2014 on Thursday, August 7, 2014, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120927/MM82470LOGO SMLP will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern on Friday, August 8, 2014, to discuss its quarterly operating and financial results. Interested parties may participate...

2014-07-23 08:26:19

Renegotiation of option agreement gives Chalice 100% ownership of gold deposit near Cameron Project Symbol: ASX: CHN TSX: CXN Shares outstanding: 287 million Fully diluted: 291 million PERTH, Western Australia, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Chalice Gold Mines ("The Company") ASX:CHN TSX:CXN is pleased to advise that it has acquired the Dubenski Gold Deposit in Ontario Canada for C$700,000 by successfully renegotiating an existing option...

2014-07-23 08:25:18

HOUSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) will host its second quarter 2014 earnings webcast and conference call at 9:00 a.m., Central Time, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Company plans to issue its financial and operating results prior to the market opening on the same day. The webcast and presentation materials will be accessible on the 'Investors' page of the Company's website, www.nobleenergyinc.com. Conference call numbers for participation are...


Latest Geology Reference Libraries

Aubrac Cattle
2014-07-06 14:34:22

The Aubrac is a breed of cattle originating in France during the mid-1800s. The herd book was formed in 1893  by French monks. During the winter, the cows would give birth on the farms and when spring arrived they would go to the mountains to graze. Bulls were bred on the farms to become draft oxen. During the time, there were 300,000 Aubrac in existence, but by the end of World War II, a need for the oxen declined and milk was cheaper to produce from other breeds. This resulted in the...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

Mauna Kea
2014-04-10 11:49:35

Mauna Kea is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 13,803 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island and is thought to be about one million years old. Mauna Kea, like all Hawaiian volcanoes, was created when the Pacific tectonic plate passed over a volcanic hotspot. The Hawaiian volcanoes, which extend over an area known as the Hawaiian Ridge – Emperor Seamount chain, have been well studied, but it is not known how the...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

More Articles (100 articles) »
Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
Related