Carved In Stone

Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Mar 03, 2011

N is for Non-metallic Annual non-metallic minerals are typically twice the value of metallic minerals, which takes a little of the ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Feb 01, 2011

O is for obsidian Although a relative youngster in geologic terms, obsidian can change over time from glass to mineral. By Bill ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Jan 01, 2011

M is for Millstone Among the many European millstones, the geology of the French burrstone was prized for the effect of ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Dec 01, 2010

L is for Lava From Mt. Vesuvius to Hawaii, molten rock continues to leave its mark. By Bill Langer Lava (origin): lave, Italian, ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Nov 01, 2010

K is for Potassium K — the chemical symbol for the element/metal potassium. By Bill Langer The metal potassium was unknown prior to ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Oct 01, 2010

J is for Jack The early days of drilling created a test of strength and endurance for miners. By Bill Langer Jack (n.) ...

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Carved in Stone

- Sep 01, 2010

I is for isinglass Once commonly used in coal and wood-burning stoves, U.S. production of mica has all but ceased. By Bill ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Aug 01, 2010

H is for Highway From cow paths to freeways, we seldom appreciate what went into America’s highway system. ‘hī-wā (noun) - There ...

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Carved in Stone

Carved in Stone

- Jul 01, 2010

G is for Gnome nom (noun): a silent 'g' word that really does have something to do with mining Possibly based on ...

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Carved in Stone:  F is for Fuller’s earth

Carved in Stone: F is for Fuller’s...

AggMan Staff - Jun 01, 2010

Before putting on a wool cardigan, make sure you know how the wool was cleaned. By Bill Langer Fuller’s earth is a ...

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