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Huge Diamond Deposits Revealed In Russia - Slashdot
Sep-17 2012 / 21:25 EDT
Slashdot - Huge Diamond Deposits Revealed In Russia:
An anonymous reader writes with this excerpt from the Christian Science Monitor: "'Russia has just declassified news that will shake world gem markets to their core: the discovery of a vast new diamond field containing 'trillions of carats,' enough to supply global markets for another 3,000 years. The Soviets discovered the bonanza back in the 1970s beneath a 35-million-year-old, 62-mile diameter asteroid crater in eastern Siberia known as Popigai Astroblem. They decided to keep it secret, and n...