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In this lecture, Distinguished Professor David Malone talks about sand, in particular how the mineral zircon grains in sand deposits are used to interpret geologic history. Malone will finish by discussing how he has used the mineral zircon to provide an understanding of the Cambrian and Carboniferous geology of Illinois.
Malone, David, "“From Fire to Ice: The Geologic History of Illinois as Told Through Sand”" (2019). Distinguished Professor Lecture Series. 2.