What are these white mounds and when did they form? In late October 2019, as air temperatures started to cool to near freezing, unique mineral mounds began forming on the south shore of Great Salt Lake, just east of the Great Salt Lake Marina. They are not composed of common table salt (sodium chloride—NaCl), but […]
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GREAT SALT LAKE STATE PARK — Park Rangers and Geologists have discovered four rare formations on the south shore of the Great Salt Lake – just north of the park and marina. Ranger Allison Thompson first noticed the salt formations in October 2019. As time passed, she noticed formations continue to grow and eventually she […]
UGS Open-File Report 695 by Ken Krahulec GET IT HERE: This report offers a Utah mining districts map and a brief summary of each of Utah’s 185 mining districts. These district summaries include the geologic setting, production significance, major metals produced, recognized ore deposit types, and a discussion on the most important mines in each […]
Find articles on the investigation and research of landslides and other geologic hazards in Utah. View Survey Notes here: https://geology.utah.gov/map-pub/survey-notes/
Congratulations to Hellmut Doelling in receiving the Lifetime Service Award for his service to the state of Utah and Utah Geological Survey (UGS, including former UGMS) over a period of 65 years.
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