Cochise College     

                          Geology Home Page

                          Roger Weller, geology instructor

                          wellerr@cochise.edu
                                  copyright 2006-R.Weller

 

Recent Additions and New Links     
for 2006
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December 28, 2006           added 32 photos of Bisbee Copper Queen Mine Tour,
                                        and Photo of the Month for January 2007
December 6, 2006            added 3 photos of agatized coral
November 30, 2006          Chapter 5 of Physical Geology Vocabulary has a Spanish translation.
November 29, 2006          posted 2 web pages created by students
                                       created Photo of the Month for December
November 28, 2006          posted 8 web pages created by students
November 27, 2006          posted 7 web pages created by students
November 17, 2006          posted 5 web pages created by students
November 14, 2006          revised and rebuilt Chapter 15 –Physical Geology Links 
November 9, 2006            revised and rebuilt Chapter 13 –Physical Geology Links 
November 3, 2006            revised and rebuilt Chapter 12 –Physical Geology Links 
November 2, 2006            revised and rebuilt Chapter 10 –Physical Geology Links
October 31, 2006              added student paper on Tombstone, Arizona, updated credits on
                                        Photos of Opals, 1 opal photo, 1 rhodochrosite photo,
                                        3 pyromorphite photos, 1 pyrite photo, 1 enargite photo,
                                        2 agate photos, 2 jasper photos, 2 petrified wood photos’
                                        2 pelecypod photos, 1 siderite photo, 2 turgite photos,
                                        1 cuprite photo, 4 copper photos, and created Photo of the Month
                                        for November
October 30, 2006             added 7 obsidian photos, 1 calcite photo, 2 pegmatite photos
October 27, 2006             added 5 fulgurite photos, 1 hornblende photo, 4 feldspar photos,
                                       2 olivine photos, 1 montmorillonite photo, 2 nepheline photos
October 26, 2006             added 9 andesite photos, 1 pitchstone photo, 4 rhyolite photos,
                                       2 pegmatite photos, 2 basalt photos, 2 marble photos,
                                       2 conglomerate photos, 4 kernite photos, 2 cinnabar photos,
                                       2 soda niter photos, 4 tourmaline photos, 2 milky quartz photos,
                                       2 vivianite photos, 1 spinel photo, 1 chalcocite photo,
                                       2 lepidolite photos, 1 smoky quartz photo, 1 psilomelane photo,
                                       2 opalized wood, 2 opal photos
October 24, 2006            added barite photo, fluorite photo, realgar photo, 2 scheelite photos,
                                       epidote photo, 2 pyromorphite photos, silver photo, muscovite photo,
                                       2 selenite photos, spinel photo, zoisite photo, ruby photo,
                                       amethyst photo, 2 gastropod photos, 2 eudialyte photos.
                                       revised and rebuilt Chapter 9-Physical Geology Links
October 19, 2006             revised and rebuilt Chapter 8 –Physical Geology Links
October 18, 2006             added 2 photos of dravite, 2 photos of molybdenite, 2 fluorite photos,
                                       5 halite photos, 2 zinkenite photos, 4 mimetite photos, 1 barite,
                                       2 atacamite photos, 1 crocoite photo, 1 epidote photo, 1 diopside photo,
                                       1 pyromorphite photo
October 17, 2006             added 2 photos of scapolite, 1 moldavite photo, 2 hiddenite photos,
                                       1 fluorite photo, 2 photos of Tombstone minerals, 3 chrysocolla photos,
                                       3 stichtite photos, 6 pyrrhotite photos, 1 seraphinite photo,
                                       1 variscite photo, 2 lepidolite photos
October 16, 2006             added 7 photos of apatite, 1 zircon photo, 1 danburite photo
October 13, 2006             reviewed and revised Chapter 5 of Physical Geology links
October 11, 2006             created Chemical Weathering and Sedimentary Minerals lecture.
October 10, 2006             created 12 Sedimentary Rocks to Identify lecture.
October 9, 2006              added 18 fossil pelecypod photos, 21 fossil gastropod photos,
                                       5 photos of fossil sea urchins, 1 coral photo, 2 limpets
September 29, 2006        created photo of the month for October 2006,
                                       created 10 Igneous Rocks to Identify lecture
September 22, 2006        added 12 fossil photos
                                       created 20 Minerals to Identify lecture
September 19, 2006        added 12 fossil mammal photos, 2 fossil bird photos
September 12, 2006        added 9 fossil photos, 2 mineral photos
September 11, 2006        added 11 fossil reptile photos, 3 fossil fish photos
September 7, 2006          added 14 fossil reptile photos, 1 bird photo, 5 fossil mammal photos,
                                       5 trilobite photos, 1 crinoid diagram, 7 ammonite photos,
                                       2 brachiopod photos, 1 scorpion photo, 5 nautiloid photos
September 6, 2006         added 2 fossil glyptodont photos, 4 fossil plant fossils
September 5, 2006         added 2 fossil insect photos, 8 fossil fish photos,
                                      14 reptile photos, 4 eurypterid photos, 4 pterosaur photos,
                                      1 ichthyosaur photo
September 4, 2006         added 10 fossil mammal photos
September 1, 2006         added 12 mineral photos, 1 meteorite photo, 1 rock photo
                                      9 gemstone photos
August 31, 2006             added photo of the month for September 2006
August 24, 2006             added 5 photos of minerals
August 23, 2006             added 5 photos of minerals
August 22, 2006             added 10 photos of minerals, 2 photos of opals
August 18, 2006             added 18 photos of minerals
August 2, 2006               added 8 photos of fossil mammals
July 31, 2006                 added photo of the month for August 2006, 16 photos of lapis
July 26, 2006                 added 4 photos of diorite, 5 photos of marble, 3 photos of slate,
                                     1 photo of serpentine, 4 photos of slickensides, 15 polished rocks
July 25, 2006                 added 7 photos of marble, 8 photos of diorite, 13 photos of gneiss,
                                    12 photos of conglomerate, 3 photos of hornfels
July 21, 2006               added 16 photos of travertine
July 6, 2006                 added mineral information on 5 minerals
July 5, 2006                 added mineral information on 5 minerals
July 2, 2006                 added mineral information on 5 minerals
June 30, 2006              added mineral information on 1 mineral, created Photo of the Month-July
June 29, 2006              added mineral information on 5 minerals
June 28, 2006              added mineral information on 6 minerals
June 27, 2006              added mineral information on 5 minerals
June 21, 2006              added mineral information on 5 minerals

June 19, 2006              updated Canadian meteorite impact references/links,
                                   added mineral information on 5 minerals
June 15, 2006             added mineral information on 5 minerals
June 15, 2006             added 10 photos of living plants and animals
June 9, 2006               added 7 rock photos, 2 opal photos
June 8, 2006               added 18 igneous rock photos
June 7, 2006               added 49 igneous rock photos
June 1, 2006               added 4 mineral photos
May 30, 2006              added 4 rock photos, 6 opal photos, 8 mineral photos,
                                  added Photo of the Month for June, 2 gem photos
May 29, 2006              added 11 mineral photos
May 24, 2006              rebuilt main page of Photos of Minerals
May 23, 2006              added 12 mineral photos
May 22, 2006              added 14 mineral photos
May 20, 2006              added 16 mineral photos
May 16, 2006              added 35 mineral photos
May 11, 2006              added 7 mineral photos
May 10, 2006              added 7 mineral photos
May 9, 2006               added 7 mineral photos
May 8, 2006               added 13 mineral photos
May 7, 2006               added 27 mineral photos
May 4, 2006               added student paper: Mt. St. Helens
                                 added mineral information on actinolite, colemanite, anglesite, anhydrite,
                                 covellite, cuprite, marcasite, sodalite, pyrite, turquoise, celestite,
                                 chromite, stilbite
May 4, 2006               added student paper: Jovian moons
                                 added mineral information on brochantite, chabazite, heulandite, natrolite,
                                 tremolite
May 3, 2006               added Photo of the Month for May, 2006
                                 added mineral information for spodumene and kernite
May 1, 2006               added 4 mineral photos
April 28, 2006            added 2 student papers: Pillow Lavas, Faceting
                                 added 2 mineral photos
April 27, 2006            added 5 student papers: Pangea, Duck-Billed Platypus, Bryce Canyon,
                                 Hydrothermal Alteration, Aquamarine
                                 added 3 photos of rocks, 5 photos of minerals
April 26, 2006            added 3 student papers: San Pedro River, Duckbill Platypus,
                                 Tiger’s Eye
April 25, 2006            added 10 student papers: Emeralds, Granite Quarries, Columbite-Tantalite,
                                 Mt. Rainier, Groundwater, Pleistocene Extinctions, Zeolites, Ghost Towns,
                                 Chicxulub, Bird Evolution
April 24, 2006            added 5 student papers: Bitterroot Mountains, Mastodons and Mammoths,
                                 Crocodiles, Amber and Copal, Bisbee Copper Mining
April 23, 2006            added 1 mineral photo,
                                 added student paper on the San Pedro River Valley
April 21, 2006            added 13 mineral photos,
                                 added student paper on the Colorado River
April 20, 2006            added 13 mineral photos,
                                 added student paper on aerial photography of the Chiricahuas
April 19, 2006            added 21 mineral photos
April 18, 2006            added 34 mineral photos,
                                 added two student papers: plate tectonics, hoodoos in Bryce Canyon
April 17, 2006            added 3 mineral photos,
                                 added two student papers: Dragoon Mountains, geologic time                      
April 12, 2006            added 5 mineral photos
April 11, 2006            added 11 photos on hiking dangers in Arizona, 1 mineral photo,
                                 2 photos of caliche, 4 photos-Tucson Mountains
April 10, 2006            added student paper on construction of the Egyptian pyramids
April 6, 2006              added student paper on fossil ammonites
April 5, 2006              added student paper on inclusions in emeralds
April 4, 2006              added 4 photos of fossils, 6 photos of minerals
April 3, 2006              created photo of the month for April-wavellite
March 31, 2006          added student term paper for historical geology-Tully Monster
March 30, 2006          added 27 mineral photos
March 29, 2006          added 6 mineral photos
March 28, 2006          added 27 mineral photos
March 24, 2006          added 6 mineral photos
March 20, 2006          added 3 mineral photos
March 18, 2006          added 25 mineral photos
March 17, 2006          added 15 mineral photos
March 13, 2006          rebuilt and revised USA Geology Links for Oklahoma and Michigan
                                 added 15 mineral photos
March 10, 2006          added 22 mineral photos
March 9, 2006            added 16 opal photos, 9 photos of basalt
March 7, 2006            added 13 opal photos, 13 fossil photos, and 12 mineral property pages
February 28, 2006     added photo of the month for March- fire opal
February 27, 2006     added 34 photos of opals: beads, carvings, odd specimens
February 24, 2006     added 25 photos of fossil trilobites, starfish, reptiles, carpoids, sea cucumbers
February 23, 2006     added 24 photos of fossil sponge, serpentine, rhodonite, moonstones, pyrite
February 21, 2006     added 31 photos of jade, and synthetic gemstones
February 19, 2006     added 24 photos of ametrine, diamonds, fluorite, kunzite, rubies, sapphires, etc.
February 17, 2006     added 24 photos of jade, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, moonstones, tigereye, etc.
February 16, 2006     added 16 photos of fossil insects, lobster, shrimp, sea urchins, reptiles
February 15, 2006     added 12 photos of fossil mosasaurs, dinosaur eggs, crab, fish, crinoids
February 14, 2006     added 10 photos of fossil skates and rays
February 13, 2006     added 10 photos of bird fossils
                                 added 12 photos of fossil reptiles
February 10, 2006     added photos of 30 fossils, 11 minerals, and 1 tektite
February 7, 2006       rebuilt and revised entire Geology of Southeastern Arizona (in one week)
February 2, 2006       added photo of the month for February-pyrite crystal
January 26, 2006       added photo of the Huachuca mountains
January 24, 2006       added 22 mineral photographs
January 23, 2006       added 9 mineral photographs
January 22, 2006       added 4 mineral photographs
                                  re-organized main page
January 21, 2006       added 7 mineral photographs
January 17, 2006       added 10 geology maps- geology of Southeastern Arizona
January 15, 2006       added toxicity values to 36 mineral information pages
January 13, 2006       added toxicity values to 43 mineral information pages
January 12, 2006       added 24 pages on mineral information
January 11, 2006       added 2 pages on mineral information
January 10, 2006       added mineral page on alunite
                                 added 7 pages on mineral information                                
                                 added photograph of a brachiopod from Arizona
                                 added photo of chrysocolla
                                 added 14 geology maps
                                 added photo of polished synthetic opal
January 9, 2006        added 4 pages on information on dolomite, siderite, calcite, and
                                 rhodochrosite
January 8, 2006        created shortcuts to igneous minerals, sedimentary minerals, metamorphic
                                 minerals, Mohs scale of hardness, and ore minerals
January 5, 2006        created link to Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows 2006 information
January 4, 2006        created Photo of the Month for January
START 2006