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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

Something geological beginning with E (26th November 2020)

Easington
East Yorkshire
Echinoid
Echinoid boss
Echinoid spines
Eclogite
Ecology
Ediocara
Dinosaur eggs
Ejecta
Elephas antiquus
Elphidium
Eohippus
Eoplectadonta penkillensis
Eospirifer radiates

Epidote
Erosion
Erratics
Esker
Esturine Series
Etruria Marl
Euconospira conica
Eudialyte
Euhedral
Eustatic
Evolution
Eye of a trilbite

Something geological beginning with F (25th February 2021)

Favositella interpuncta (bryozoan)
Favosites gothlandicus
Feldspar
Fellaster zelandiae (echinoid)
Fenestella membranacea

Fieldwork
Filey Brig
Fish
Flamborough Head      
Flexicalymenene senaria (trilobite)
Flint
Flint arrow head
Flint mine
Flood basalt
Flow till
Fluorescence

Fold
Stone font
Foraminifera
Forsterite
Fossils
Franklinite
Frodingham Ironstone
Fusinus porrectus (gastropod)

I spy with my geological eye something beginning with G (28th May 2021)

Galba loniscata
Galena
Garnet gneiss
Garnet schist
Gastropods
Gemstones
George William Lamplugh
East Yorkshire Geology
Geode
Geological maps
Geology night class
Geomorphology
Geophysicists
Ginkgo huttoni
Glacial erratics
Glomerella gordialis
Gneiss
Gold
Goniatite
Grapoceras decorum
Granite
Graphite
Graptolite
Gravestone
Gravicalymene pontalis
Great Orme (north Wales)
Gryphaea arcuata
Gypidula galeata
Gypsum

Something geological beginning with H (19th August 2021)

Hagenowia (echinoid)

Hagstones

Halide

Hallusiginia

Halysites (coral)

Haplocea (bryozoan)

Harpoceras (ammonite)

Ron Harrison

Hausmannite

Heart-shaped stones

Ian Heppenstall

Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield

Heteromorph ammonites

Holderness

Hornsea Museum

Evolution of the Horse

Hull Museums

Mohs hardness scale

Head

Hebdenergite

Heliolites interstinctus (coral)

Hibolithes (belemnite)

Hildoceras bifrons (ammonite)

The Hornsea Tesco Erratic

Horst

Humberside Geologist

Hunstanton

Hydrocephalus (trilobite)

Hyena

 

Something geological beginning with I (7th October 2021)

Iceberg

Ice scratched boulder

Ice vein cast

Icthyosaur

Ichnology

Idiohammites (ammonite)

Igneous intrusion

Ilite

Inoceramus

Interglacial palaeosols

Ilmenite

Insect cocoon

Iron meteorite

Iron pyrite

Ironstone

Isastrea (coral)

Island Arc

Isocrinus

Isoraphinia (sponge)

Isselicrinus

Something geological beginning with J (16th December 2021)

Jack Doyle

Jamesonite

Jasper

St. Jean de la Riviere stromatolites

Jet

Jet Wyke near Staithes

John Jolly (Irish geologist)

Professor John Catt

Professor John Neale

Joint

Jungman in Korea

Jurassic

Jurassic ammonite

Jurassic oyster

Jurassic world map

Jurassiphorus

Something geological beginning with K (27th January 2022)

Kammererite

Kaolinite

Karst

Kent's Cavern

Kettle Hole

Kettle Lake

Ketophyllum (coral)

Kimmeridge Clay

Kingopora

Kirkdale Cave

Kirkhill Quarry near Peterhead

Kirkidium (brachiopod)

Klastos

Klikia (gastropod)

Knightia (fossil fish)

Kosmoceras

Kyanite

Something geological beginning with L (3rd March 2022)

Labechia

Laminated sandstone

Laminated turbidite

G W Lamplugh

Holderness land drain

Landslide

Landslip

Larvikite

Lava tube

Left-handed ammonite

Leioceras

Lepidodendron

Leptograptus

Leys Quarry in Sutherland

Lharig Ghru in the Cairngorms

Lichens

Hornsea lighthouse

Limantour beach, California

Limestone pavement

Carboniferous Limestone

Crinoidal Limestone

Silurian Limestone

Tamala Limestone from Western Australia

Lindemans Bugt Formation in Greenland

Lingulella

Liostrea hisingeri

Liparoceras

Listric fault

Lithostorion

Lobocyclendoceras

Lonsdaliea

Loxoplocus (gastropod)

Luminescent minerals

Lying on the beach after fieldwork

Something geological beginning with M (6th June 2022)

Macrocoelia

Magmatic anomaly

Magnetite

Malachite

Mammoth

Map

Mapping

Marl

Marsupites

Meandropora

Medal

Megalasaurus

Metamorphic rock

Meyeria

Micraster

Microfossils

Middlegate Quarry

Middleton Marl

Mine

Mimetite

Monograptus

Monolith

Mortonicerus

Mosaic

Mososaur

Muir Beach, California

Muscovite

Myophorella

Something geological beginning with N (14th July 2022)

Nanutak

Naticopsis (gastropod)

Nautiloid

Nautilus

Navan in County Meath

Neanderthal

Neocomites (ammonite)

Neohibolites (belemnite)

Neomiodon (bivalve)

Nephrite jade

Neptunia (gastropod)

Nereites

Neseuretus (trilobite)

Neuropteris (plant)

Nicasio Reservoir famous for pillow lavas

Nicolella (brachiopod)

Nigg Bay Cliff

Night Class

Nilssoniopteris (plant)

Nucella (gastropod)

Nucula (bivalve)

Nucleolites (echinoid)

Nummulites (foraminifer)

Something geological beginning with O (25th August 2022)

Obduction

Old Mill Quarry in Buchan

Olema Valley (San Francisco 1906 earthquake)

Olenus

Onychiopsis

Oolite (Bath Stone)

Ophiolite

Oppelia

Orbliston Sand

Orbicular Granite

Orbitremites

Ordovician

Orthis

Orthoclase

Orthograptus

Orusia

O S L dating

Osteolepis

Ostracod

Ostrea

Outwash

Oxyteuthis

Oxytoma

Something geological beginning with P (29th September 2022)

Palaeoniscus

Paradoxides

Paramoudra

Parka didepiens

Parasmilia

Parkinsonia

Passaloteuthis

Pavement (Limestone)

Peat

Pecten

Pebble

Pebbles on the Beach

Pegmatite

Pentacrinus

Pentremites

Peperite

Peridot

Picnic (geological)

Pillow lava

Pithurg Till

Placoparia

Plagioclase

Planorbis

Plesiosaur

Pleurodictyum

Pliosaur

Podsol

Poleumeta

Poodle (an example of un-natural selection)

Pristiograptus

Porochonia

Porosphaera

Prehnite

Professor Patrick Boylan (joined HGS in 1956)

Protochonetes

Pseudopecten

Psilomalene

Purisma Formation at Pillar Point

Pyroclastic flow

Pyromorphite

Pyrrhrotite

Something geological beginning with Q (3rd November 2022)

 

Quaquaversal

Quartz

Quartzite

Quaternary

Queensgate Quarry, Beverley

Quenstedtoceras

Queyhouse talc quarry, Shetland

Quicksand

Quintet of quarries

Quiraring, Skye

Quiz Night

Something geological beginning with R (28th December 2022)

Red Chalk Formation

Riynoceras

Rhynconnella

Rifle Butts SSSI

Rimella

Ripple marks

Roadshow

Rodger Connell

Rotunda Museum

Something geological beginning with S (9th March 2023)

Salterolithus

Sand

Sands Top Quarry, Newbald

Sandstone from Clumber Park

Santa Lucia Formation in Cantabria

Schist

Schizodont bivalve

Schrzoppherra

Scoria

Scyphocrinites

Seatograptus

Adam Sedgewick

Sedimentary Rocks

Seismic section

Selenite

Separating sediments

Serpentinite

Septarian nodule

Sewerby buried cliff

Thomas Sheppard

Sieve

Sigaloceras

Siphonia

Skipsea Withow Mere

Slate

Slump

Soapstone

Speeton Clay Formation

Speeton - Red Chalk Formation

Speeton Shell Bed

Speeton "Shrimp"

Sphalerite

Sphenophyllum

Spiriferina

Spondylus

Starfish

J W Stather

Stegasurus

Stilbite

Straparollus

Strophomena

Strophonella

Stylina

Synocladia

Something geological beginning with T (8th June 2023)

Tachylite
Tramac
Tenorite
Tentaculites
Terebratula

Terebratulid

Terebratulina
The Tesco Erratic (Hornsea)

Tetrarhynchia
Thamnasteria

Thecosmilia
Thomsonite
Thracia

Thin section

Thornton Force
Tiger's Eye
Tiles
Till

Titanites
Todites

Tomales Bay, California
Tonalite

Tornoceras
Tourmaline
Transactions of the Hull Geological Society
Tremolite
Trevoropyge
Trigonia

Trilobite

Trinucleus

Turrilites
Turritella

Tylocidaris
Tyranosaurus

Something geological beginning with U (13 July 2023)
Uintacrinus
Ulceby Quarry
Ulexite

Undercroft
Umbonula

Unconformability

Unconformity

Uncinulus
Uptonia

Urban geology walk

Urchin
Uvarovite
Uzita

Something geological beginning with V (14th September 2023)

 

Valayry Gneiss

Valley

Vanadinite

Venericardia

Ventriculites

Verruculina

Viaphacops

Virgo Granite

Vivianite

Viviparus

Volcanic ash

Volsanic caldera

Volcanic lava

volcanic rock

Mount Lasson Volcano, Northern California

 

Something geological beginning with W (4th Janaury 2024)

 

"Warning" at Filey Brigg

Wave base

Wavellite

Weathering

Wear Cliffs, Dorset

Weather predicting stone

Weichselia

Weltrichia

West Runton elephant, Norfolk

West Runton Freshwater Bed

Whitby Lighthouse

Whitby West Cliff

Felix Whitham

Whittardolithus

Wilkingea

Witherite

Withernsea

Wolds

Wolframite

Wollastonite

Wood

"Wood Stone"

Wujiajiania

Wulfenite

 

Something geological beginning with X (4th April 2024)

Something geological beginning with Y

Something geological beginning with Z

 

Compiled by Mike Horne.

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

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