39 Geology Puns That Teens Will Dig

Rachel Garner
May 17, 2024 By Rachel Garner
Originally Published on Oct 19, 2020
Fact-checked by Isobel Murphy
Fossil trilobite imprint in the sediment

In case you don't already know, geology is the science that studies the dynamics and physical histories of the earth - such as land, rocks, minerals, and volcanos, how they change, and the processes which act upon them.

Whether you're a geologist to be, you're simply interested in learning about the topic, or you're actually beginning to study it at school right now, there are plenty of great reasons to be fascinated by geology. It literally helps us explain the history of the planet that we call home!

While the subject itself already manages to provide plenty of material to capture our interests, you may also be pleased to know that there are so many funny geology puns out there that you can learn and share with your classmates, teachers, family, or friends.  

We've managed to dig up 40 of the best geology puns out there that will have you cracking up, take a look and see which ones you lava the most!

For more laughs, take a look at these geology jokes or these rock puns.

Mineral And Rock Puns

If you like a good old mineral or rock pun, don't leave everyone stony faced, check out our favorite puns about rocks below for you to throw at your friends. Time to rock on!

1. I'm not hungry, I've really lost my apatite recently.

2. Are you starting to get the schist of things?

3. If you want to study geology, you need to be a little boulder!

4. Are you getting tired of these geology puns? My sediments exactly...

5. There are three types of rock. Classic, punk, and hard.

6. Man, geology rocks!

7. Rock puns were much funnier during the stone age.

8. I liked carbon way before it was coal!

9. Geology can be tricky. You must leave no stone unturned.

10. Minerals can't ever lie. They're always in their purest form.

11. If you ever need to find a sleeping rock, just look in the bedrock!

12. Sedimentary rock is always so cheap. It's on shale again today!

13. That's a very gneiss chert you've got on - I love it!

14. Geology is not rocket science. In fact, it's rock science!

15. Wow, these puns are truly marble-ous!

16. You can never stop loving geology, it's ore or nothing!

17. It can get nerve-wracking telling rock puns, there's just so much pressure!

18. You must have really hit rock bottom if you're laughing at all of these puns.

Geologist Puns

Puns about geologists can be pretty hilarious, and a great way to make your friends and family laugh. We've chosen the best down below. Which pun is your favorite?

19. When a geologist passes away, you have to barium.

20. If your favorite band isn't the Rolling Stones, then you're not a real geologist.

21. You can tell that a geologist is a fan of Star Wars when their catchphrase is 'May the Quartz be with you!"

22. Geologists love to talc about science every day!

23. I don't like being called a geologist. I prefer the term rock-star!

24. Never expect perfection from geologists. They all have their faults.

25. Geologists are so gneiss!

26. Geologists sure know how to make a mountain out of a molehill.

27. If your favorite movie is not Pyrites of the Caribbean, are you even a geologist?

28. Geologists sometimes like to party allanite long!

29. Geologists really take nothing for granite.

30. If you tell a geologist a mountain pun, they won't ever get over it.

31. When a geologist is apologizing, he or she must gravel at your feet!

32. Geologists are usually hipsters. They're only into underground stuff!

Trilobite fossil from Devonian Period

Volcano Puns

If volcanoes are your forte, you'll be exploding with laughter at the puns below. See how many you can squeeze into a conversation!

33. Igneous truly is bliss.

34. I lava you very much!

35. If I'm honest, learning about volcanoes can be pretty tuff.

36. Look, I've got a lot on my (tectonic) plate right now.

37. Two tectonic plates broke up. It was neither of their faults, there was just so much friction between them!

38. My favorite catchphrase? Live, laugh, lava.

39. I like studying geology a lot. I mean, volcanoes are so hot right now.

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Written by Rachel Garner

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism

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Rachel GarnerBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism

Growing up in Switzerland, Rachel developed a love for exploring new places and trying new foods. She has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of the Arts London. She currently resides in Northwest London and enjoys discovering trendy spots around the city. Rachel is also passionate about planning fun activities for her family, particularly her little cousins. When she has some downtime, she can be found indulging in hobbies such as attending concerts, baking, or visiting her family in Essex. Her love for travel takes her beyond the UK, where she meticulously plans and researches each adventure before setting off to explore new places across Europe and beyond.

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Fact-checked by Isobel Murphy

Bachelor of Arts specializing in History

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Isobel MurphyBachelor of Arts specializing in History

With a love for exploring cities and finding outdoor spaces to enjoy, Isobel has spent her life exploring various cities in the UK, from her hometown of Surrey to Birmingham where she studied history for three years. She is passionate about sports and enjoys watching and playing, as well as baking and spending quality time with her loved ones.

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