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Found! Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep in Earth's Mantle

Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, geology, mantle, ringwoodite, minerals, water )

- 1468 days ago -
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.

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Marianne R (95)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 7:37 am
Wow -

. (0)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 8:19 am
I'm not religious but if you've ever read the Genesis account of the Flood it speaks of the heavens opening and the bonds that hold the water contained in the earth released from below. This knowledge isn't something new it's something we forgot long ago.

Bob P (394)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 12:00 pm
Thanks Freya

Roger G (154)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 2:06 pm
noted, thanks

Dianne D (490)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 3:30 pm
Michael Kirkby makes a good point. That being said, there is no excuse not to clean up the water we now have before tapping into this source.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 3:34 pm
Interesting, thanks for sharing Freya.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 5:09 pm
Noted. Interesting. Thank you.

Sheila D (194)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 7:04 pm
Wonder who'll try to patent this water...before the general public can have any.

Dianne, the 1% don't want our fresh water clean. They want to sell us the water they've bought the rights for. There's no profit in cleaning up the water they've polluted and poisoned. Fracking companies aren't paying for the water to replace wells and aquifer water they contaminated...not even offering to pay.

Jav R (0)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 8:45 pm
Gracias por publicar.

reft h (66)
Saturday June 14, 2014, 9:38 pm
they better leave this water alone, they'll just screw it up like everything else

Osama Ishtiaq (0)
Sunday June 15, 2014, 1:15 am

Aileen P (40)
Sunday June 15, 2014, 3:57 pm
Noted, thank you.

Charlene Rush (79)
Monday June 16, 2014, 2:49 pm
This is fascinating news, but, don't tell the 'frackers'.
They might suggest that they can tap into it for us.

Jhn Wzt (3)
Thursday June 19, 2014, 12:14 pm
intresting they discovered somefing new again n yet they claim they alrdy "kno evrything" bout this planet :)
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