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Shine On: Photos of Dazzling Mineral Specimens

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Torvosaurus gurneyi: New Giant Dinosaur Discovered in Portugal Mar 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com Two paleontologists from Portugal have described a new species of giant dinosaur that lived in what is today Europe during the Jurassic period, about 150 million years ago.

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Cavansite stalactite. Discovered in 1967 in Malheur Co. OR, Cavansite is a relatively rare mineral. It is polymorph with the even rarer mineral, pentagonite. It is frequently found in Poona, India and in the Deccan Traps, a large igneous province.

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Volcanoes, Not Meteorite, Killed Dinosaurs, Scientist Argues

New research argues that volcanic activity from the Deccan Traps in India, not a meteorite impact, killed the dinosaurs.

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the Deccan Traps and India's positioning some 65 million years agoCredits from both pictures: http://www.mantleplumes.org/Deccan.html

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The Deccan Traps shown as dark purple spot on the geologic map of India 800px-World_geologic_provinces

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New Dates Tie Volcanic Flood to Dinosaur Extinction

The Deccan Traps form steep cliffs in western India. New Dates Tie Volcanic Flood to Dinosaur Extinction

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