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Diamonds point to existence of ancient rocks from the birth of the Earth

Diamonds level to existence of historical rocks from the beginning of the Earth

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-08-16/super-deep-diamonds-give-us-window-into-the-deep-earth/11412730) reduced by 92%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Dr Timmerman's team didn't just look at any diamonds, they looked at super-deep diamonds sourced from Brazil.

    > They discovered the diamonds had high helium 3 to helium 4 ratios, confirming the primordial reservoir exists either at the depth at which the diamonds were formed or below them in the lower mantle.

    > Professor Foley said the study clears up an age-old controversy, and shows how crucial diamonds are as the only samples we have to give us information about the deep Earth.

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