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U of M geologists leads hunt for diamonds


Last updated 3/27/2005 at Noon

Are there diamonds buried in Minnesota? The head of the University of Minnesota's geological survey says the science of diamond exploration has improved dramatically in recent years - and Minnesota is favorable ground.

University geologists and an Australian mining company last fall quietly crisscrossed Minnesota, searching the soil for clues that might lead them to stores of precious minerals...

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