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Aug 18 - Aug 18

2021

RGSC: The Nebra Sky Disc. Professor Gregor Borg.

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Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

The Nebra Sky Disc  -  Professor Gregor Borg, Professor of Economic Geology at Halle-University, Germany and Honorary Professor at Camborne School of Mines. https://www.campus-halensis.de/en/artikel/die-spur-nach-cornwall/       Zoom: https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/rec/share/MBo5CTUVCNAvMNotckpMqqJcw4mYYt3hHg5IscpGqMjl5p6cY4YVNeDGSw7zohJz.LJnmBHgxjXK66hJ5

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Sep 15 - Sep 15

2021

RGSC: Pyrite – The Ubiquitous Sulphide. Frank Howie.

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Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

‘Pyrite’  - Frank Howie, Chair of Cornwall Geo-conservation Group.  The Ubiquitous Sulphide.   https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/rec/share/MBo5CTUVCNAvMNotckpMqqJcw4mYYt3hHg5IscpGqMjl5p6cY4YVNeDGSw7zohJz.LJnmBHgxjXK66hJ5

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Oct 20 - Oct 20

2021

RGSC: Mining and Miners of Newton St Cyres. Brian Please.

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Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

Mining and Miners of Newton St Cyres - Brian Please. Brian is local historian who lives in Newton St Cyres, and is descended from families from this part of Devon.  He is member of the Newton St Cyres History Group, and discovered the remains of manganese mining in a field next to his home. It can be claimed that, together, Upton Pyne, Newton St Cyres had the first commercially successful manganese mines in the world! The talk explores those early…

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Jan 19 - Jan 19

2022

RGSC: Precariously balanced rocks. Anna Rood.

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Royal Geological Society of Cornwall

Anna Rood, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London Precariously balanced rocks are ancient formations found throughout the world where a slender boulder is balanced in such a way as to be vulnerable to being pushed over by earthquake shaking. These natural balancing acts provide a geological record of seismic shaking of large, rare earthquakes, a record that could drastically improve estimates of future earthquake ground shaking.   Zoom: https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/rec/share/MBo5CTUVCNAvMNotckpMqqJcw4mYYt3hHg5IscpGqMjl5p6cY4YVNeDGSw7zohJz.LJnmBHgxjXK66hJ5

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