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Treasure Trove of & # 39; super deep & # 39; Diamonds discovered from the Earth's interior



Scientists have found a treasure trove of "super-deep" diamonds hundreds of miles below the surface.

The diamonds were found in the Juina region of Brazil and probably come from a depth of 255 to 410 miles, according to an international research team. A volcanic eruption brought the rocks to the surface, reports The Independent.

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  Diamonds from the Brazilian Juina area.

Diamonds from the Brazilian Juina area.
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The results of the researchers' research were published in the journal Science.

"For the first time, we analyzed helium isotopes contained in microscopic bubbles in super-deep diamonds." said research director Suzette Timmerman of the Australian National University in a statement.

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" Diamonds make perfect capsules so they retain the exact chemistry and isotopic composition of the material from the Earth Earth on which they formed, "said study co-author Lynton Jaques of the Australian National University, who allows us to see an original material from the Earth's creation over the past four billion years

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Timmerman will present the research findings at the Goldschmidt Conference of the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry on 23 May August in Barcelona introduce brown diamond in the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas.

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At Crater of Diamonds State Park, visitors can search for real diamonds in their original volcanic source.

Correction: An earlier version of this story falsely stated that the diamonds come from the Earth's core when they come from the "transition zone" within the Earth's mantle.

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