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  A Geological Alphabet.

In 2020 the Society started to have "geological I-spy" themed Club Nights. Below is a list of the items contributed so far.

I spy with my geological eye something beginning with A (2nd April 2020)

Acheulian hand axe

A-Axis (crystallographic)

A -Beds (Speeton Clay)

Accented Landscape Series 2 paintings by Lancelot Ribeiro

Actinocamax (Chalk belemnite)

Aegocrioceras (Speeton ammonite)

Aeolian Sandstone

Albian (Cretaceous stage)

Almandine garnet

Ankylosaur

Allosaurus

Amber

Ammonite

Mary Anning

Anorthite

Another Ammonite

Anthropocene

Anticline

Archaeopteryx

Armoured mud balls

Arthur Holmes (author of “Principles of Physical Geology”)

Araucaria

Asaphus expansus (Trilobite)

Asteroceras (Jurassic ammonite)

Asteroid

Austiniceras (Chalk ammonite)

 

I spy with my geological eye something beginning with B (16th July 2020)

Barrie Heaton (past President of the HGS)

Baryonyx

Barytes

Basalt

Batholith

Beach

Beards

Beer

Belemnite

Belemnitella mucronata (Chalk belemnite)

Belemnites on a blue background

Bempton Cliffs

Benthic

Bentonite

Beryl

Beware of unstable cliffs

Biotite

W S Bisat

Bivalve

Blastoid

Biostratigraphy

Birefringence

Blown sand

Book for scale on photographs

Piddock borings

Bornite

Boulder

Boulder Clay

Patrick Boylan

Brachiopod

Brandesburton, St Mary’s Church

Bricks

Doug Bridger

British Geological Survey

Bryozoa

Rev Buckland

Building Stone

Burnham Chalk Formation

Burniston

Burgess Shale

I spy with my geological eye something beginning with C (10th August 2020)

Calamites suckowi

Calcite

Caledonian orogeny

Calymene blumenbach (trilobite)

Cambrian Period

Cannel Coal

Carboniferous Limestone

Carboniferous Period

Cardinia hybrid

Carstone

St Catherine’s church at Leconfield

Cave Bear

Cave Oolite

Cavern

Celtic Cross granite memorial

Ceratopsid dinosaurs

Chalk

Charles Lapworth

Chemostratigraphy

Chiastolite

China Clay

Chlamys textorius

Chocolate ammonite (from Thorntons)

Chonetes (brachiopod)

Cidarid echinoid

Clavius Crater on the Moon

Clay minerals

Speeton Clay

Cliffs

Clypeus ploti (echinoid

Cnemidopyge bisecta (trilobite)

Coal

Cobbles

Coccoliths

Colonial coral

Columnar jointing

Copper

Coprolites

Desiccation cracks in mud or mudrock

Crassostrea tenera

Cretaceous Period

Crinoids

Crioceras (ammonite)

Cristabolite (mineral)

Crocodile

Cryoturbation

Cubic crystals

Cuspiteuthis tubularis (belemnite)

Cypridinid ostracods

 

I spy with my geological eye something beginning with D (20th October 2020)

Dactylioceras commune

Dalmites

Dalradian

Danger – do not climb the cliff

Dangerous

D Beds of the Speeton Clay

Delta

Deltaic Sandstone

Deltoidea delta (oyster)

Dentalium

Derek Gobbett

Devensian

Devonian

Diacalymene drummuckensis (trilobite)

Diamicton

Didymograptus murchsoni

Dimlington

Dinosaurs

Dinoturbation

Diamond

Diopside

Diorite

Dip

Diplocraterion (trace fossil)

Diplodocus

discoidal

Discoscaphites (ammonite)

Display of fossils

Dolomite

Dolomitic Conglomerate

Dolerite

Downtonian

Drain

Draped urn monument

Drop Stones

Dry stone wall

Dumbarella

Dunham scheme for classifying Limestones

Moutonithyris dutempleana

Dyke

Compiled by Mike Horne.

Contributors include - Angela Hodgson, Anna Kirk-Smith, Anne Horne, Arthur Speed, David Hill, Dennis Haughey, John Connor, Mary Howard,  Mike Horne, Noel Barron, Owen Booker,  Patrick Boylan, Paul Hildreth, Rodger Connell and Stuart Jones.

 

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