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

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

- 1577 days ago -
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.

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

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 (398)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 9:27 am
thanks for sharing

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

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Wednesday September 26, 2012, 1:55 pm

Elizabeth M (65)
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
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