41 Geology Jokes That Will Rock Your World

Temitope Adebowale
Jan 30, 2024 By Temitope Adebowale
Originally Published on Sep 28, 2020
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
Fact-checked by Monisha Kochhar
Fossil trilobite imprint in the sediment
Age: 0-99
Read time: 3.6 Min

Geology is the study of the Earth in terms of its materials, features, history, and natural processes that occur.

As older kids move further along in school, they discover and learn about geology: an enlightening subject which helps us see how the world has changed, as well as get to know the processes that brought (and still bring) about these changes. Geology also boasts impressive capacity for puns, the best of which have been listed below - enjoy!

Geology Jokes To Make You Crack Up

Take a look at our top picks of quips about geology, rocks and more that you'll find hard to not love.

1.What did the volcano say to his wife? I lava you!

2.What do you call a benzene ring with all iron atoms instead of carbon atoms? A Ferrous wheel.

3.What did the gold say to the pyrite? You're a fool and a fake.

4.What do you call an Irish gem that isn't real? A sham-rock.

5.What do you get when you mix sulfur, tungsten and silver? SWAg.

6.Why did the geologist take her friends to the quarry for a geologists' outing? She wanted them to be boulder.

7.Why won't minerals ever tell lies? They're always in their pure form.

8.Why did the tectonic plates break up? It wasn't anyone's fault, there was just too much friction between them.

9.What do you call a periodic table with gold missing? Au revoir.

10.What did the diamond say to the copper? Nothing silly, minerals don't talc!

11.What do geologists say to one another at the end of the day? Bye, have a gneiss day!

12.What weapon can you make from potassium, nickel and iron? A KNiFe.

13.Mountains aren't funny, they're hill-areas!

14.What do you call a can of soda found in a conglomerate? Coca-Cola Clastic.

Trilobite fossil from Devonian Period

Jokes About Rocks You Need To Know

Geology, rocks, the two go hand in hand. For that reason, there's no way we could miss out on rock jokes. These ones are hard to find faults in - see for yourself and try your best not to laugh!

15.What do you call a rock that won't go to school? A skipping stone.

16.Where do rocks like to sleep? In bedrocks.

17.What did the metamorphic rock say during the test? This is just too much pressure!

18.Why was the sedimentary rock so cheap? Because it was on shale.

19.Why is the world so diverse? Because it contains alkynes of people.

20.When were rock puns the funniest puns of all time? During the Stone Age.

21.What does a rock eat? Poma-granites.

22.My rocks are gneiss, do not take them for granite.

23.What did the rock say after it failed its driving test? I don't want to talc about it.

24.Want to hear a great rock pun? Just give me a moment and I'll dig one up.

25.What did Sherlock Holmes say when Watson asked what type of rock he was holding? "Sedimentary, my dear Watson".

26.Why are rocks hipsters? Because they were magma before they were cool.

Jokes About Geologists To Make You Boulder Over

There wouldn't be geology anywhere in the world without the geologist, so here's a special section just for them - joke after joke that you will love.

27.What do geologists do to make a good impression? They make sure they smell gneiss.

28.How did the geologist's model boat drown? It was below C-level.

29.How does a geologist like to relax? In a rocking chair.

30.Did you know that geologists are athletic? Yep, it says so in Quartz Illustrated.

31.Did you hear about the geologist who was reading a book on Helium? She just couldn't put it down!

32.What do people love most about geologists? Geologists are so down to earth.

33.Why should you not lend geologists money? They consider a million years ago to be Recent.

34.What's a geologist's favorite band? The Rolling Stones.

35.What's a geologist's favorite flavour of ice cream? Rock erode.

36.Why are geologists never hungry? Because they lost their apatite.

37.What did the rock say to the geologist who said they hated rock puns? "My sediments exactly."

38.What did the psychologist tell the geologist? Every decline is a great breakthrough.

39.Why are geologists excellent gift-givers? They're very sedimental.

40.What did the motivational speaker say to the geologist? Don't take life for granite.

41.What did Darth Vader say to the geologist? May the quartz be with you.

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Written by Temitope Adebowale

Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Fine and Studio Arts

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Temitope AdebowaleBachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Fine and Studio Arts

A Fine Art student from the Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, Temitope has a passion for learning and expressing herself creatively. She finds great reward in tutoring children from primary school up to sixth form. When she's not teaching or writing, you can find Temitope painting, editing photos, baking, or building LEGO with her nephew.

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