Fun with Geoscience Trivia

Question Answer
1. What name is given to devices that can measure variations in magnetic properties of rocks in the field? MAGNETOMETERS
2. What term is given to a person who searches for water or oil using a divining rod? DOWSER
3. What is the mineral name for 'peacock ore'? BORNITE

Members of the winning team - The Fossils - bask in their success.
GSA Trivia Night, 2007 Annual Meeting in Denver

Winning Trivia Team - "The Fossils"

Photo left to right: John Wagner, Clemson University; Arvid Anse, Fossil Butte National Monument;
Jean Weaver, USGS; Mike Foose, USGS ; Ken Hudnut, USGS

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