GAC•MAC Joint Meeting 2012

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Delegates at the 2012 joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada wander about the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre between technical sessions. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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Geologists and mineralogists offered posters on topics from “a late Neoproterozoic igneous complex in the eastern Avalon” to “recent progress in understanding the distribution of stony corals in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean” at the 2012 joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada in St. John’s. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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This trilobite fossil was visible on the floor of the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre in St. John’s during the 2012 joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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A rock sample from Cape Ray. Mining companies active in Newfoundland and Labrador, from Teck Resources to Alderon, offered information on their work and samples of what can be found in their project areas, during the 2012 joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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This sample of nickel-copper-cobalt ore is from the Vale mine in Voisey’s Bay. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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President of the Geological Association of Canada, Stephen Rowins, is seen following his address to delegates at the association’s 2012 joint annual meeting with the Mineralogical Association of Canada. He encouraged greater outreach on the part of Canada’s geologists. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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Specialized publications in the geosciences were up for sale during the 2012 joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada, including these volumes available at the Mineralogical Association of Canada booth. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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At the Teck Resources booth at the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada joint meeting at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre in St. John’s. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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From Stonehammer Geopark in New Brunswick, Randy Miller speaks to the challenges of establishing a geopark as both a tourism product and educational vehicle. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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Local art and craft products with rock and geological features of Newfoundland and Labrador were made available to delegates at the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada joint meeting. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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A popular product from Trinity Rocks. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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T-shirts, posters and prints featuring the work of artist Christine Koch drew the interest of many a visitor to the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada joint meeting. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

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Patricia Grattan shows off a unique feature of her book “City Seen.” Grattan is currently researching the relationships between geology and visual art in Canada. — Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

2012 joint meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada.

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