START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

50-Million-Year-Old Redwood Chunk Found in Diamond Mine


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1367 days ago - foxnews.com
A search for diamonds in Canada's far north turned up a rare fossil -- a chunk of a redwood sealed in volcanic rock more than 50 million years ago.



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Cheryl B. (64)
Tuesday September 25, 2012, 5:02 am
wow
 

John B. (194)
Tuesday September 25, 2012, 3:12 pm
Thanks Marty for the link to the Megan Gannon article. Good read and photo comparison. 53.3 million years ago, amazing. Read and noted.
 

Bob P. (407)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 9:27 am
thanks for sharing
 

Terry King (113)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:43 pm
Very cool story!
 

Marlene Dinkins (268)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:55 pm
interesting!!!!!!
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 3:06 pm
This is so interesting! Read and Noted with thanks Marty.
When the ice has melted I wonder just what kind of trees will grow there.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 3:37 pm
awesome thank u!
 

Tal H. (10)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 4:38 pm
Thanks for the share!!
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 5:41 pm
read & noted
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Science & Tech





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!