Monthly Archives: February 2013

Plaster experiments: the formation of thrust structures

Plaster is used for many purposes. In structural geology we can use it as a deformable material in a deformation box. It requires that we mix the plaster with water and do the deformation just before it solidifies. We have … Continue reading

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Winter geology

Snow is here for those of us living up north, but this shouldn’t stop us from enjoying geology and structures. I have done a lot of geology with skis on my feet, especially in the spring. This beauty of a … Continue reading

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Deformation bands in Berlin

Berlin is not exactly known for its outcrops of rocks, but has lots of impressive buildings made of rocks that may be interesting. Sandstone is well represented, and a nice sandstone caught my attention at a recent visit to the … Continue reading

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