Earth is home to 2,550 exotic minerals, some so scarce the world supply would fit inside a sugar cube. → Continue reading →
The diamonds contain chemical information about what goes on deep inside the Earth. →
The gem is second in size only to the Cullinan diamond unearthed in South Africa in 1905.
A state park allows anyone to search for diamonds, and sometimes diggers make a pricey find. Continue reading →
If you're prospecting for diamonds in Liberia, keep an eye out for the Pamaya. Continue reading →
Here's the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything: A red and green rock, ornament-sized, stuffed with 30,000 teeny-tiny diamonds.
Prehistoric animal tracks in Angola show that a raccoon-size animal, crocodile and dinosaur all drank at the same shallow lake 118 million years ago.
A Brazilian diamond offers clues about large amounts of water beneath the Earth. Continue reading →
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