Tag Archives: GEOLOGY

Geologist Discovers Plant That May Only Grow On Top Of Diamonds

There she grows!

A picky plant found in West Africa may grow only on top of mineral deposits often loaded with diamonds, according to research soon to be published in the journalEconomic Geology. Stephen Haggerty, a professor at Florida International University in Miami and the chief exploration officer of Youssef Diamond Mining Company, said the discovery could be a game changer for the region.

Continue reading Geologist Discovers Plant That May Only Grow On Top Of Diamonds