Tag Archives: Cambodia

Rubber Trees and Zircon Mining in Cambodia—All in a Day’s Work

The life of a miner in Cambodia is not easy. Mineralogist Paula Piilonen returns to field sites two years later and discovers much has changed. Continue reading

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What’s in a Colour? On the Trail of Zircons in Cambodia

Paula Piilonen returns to a favourite stomping ground to collect and study these intriguing minerals. Continue reading

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Searching for Zircon in the Wild, Wild East of Cambodia

A change of scenery for Paula Piilonen and her colleagues: they’ve returned from Cambodia where they studied and acquired stones of the mineral zircon. Continue reading

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