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Earth recycles ocean floor into diamonds

June 3, 2019 - General

Traces of salt trapped in many diamonds show the stones are formed from ancient seabeds that became buried deep beneath the Earth’s crust, according to new research led by Macquarie University geoscientists in Sydney, Australia.

The diamond on your finger is most likely made of recycled seabed
cooked deep in the Earth [Credit: Macquarie University]Most diamonds found at the Earth’s surface are formed this way; others are created by…

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