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Blog Posts Tagged "Zircon"
Submitted by JR junior on Tue, 05/31/2011 - 08:16
When the Superfast science party ages the rocks in the cores from this expedition, they will do so with zircons. Zircon sounds like the name of an evil Martian tyrant in a 1950’s science fiction movie, but it is actually a mineral that can form within an igneous rock when magma first cools into rock.