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Image 1 - Building Blocks Of Early Earth Survived Collision That Created Moon
2012-02-18 06:32:01

Unexpected new findings by a University of Maryland team of geochemists show that some portions of the Earth's mantle (the rocky layer between Earth's metallic core and crust) formed when the planet was much smaller than it is now, and that some of this early-formed mantle survived Earth's turbulent formation, including a collision with another planet-sized body that many scientists believe led to the creation of the Moon.

2011-08-04 14:38:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Ralph Rushton, the President of Emerick Resources Corp.

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2009-07-31 08:55:00

The research is reported in a Nature paper titled “Progressive mixing of meteoritic veneer into the early Earth’s deep mantle”.

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2008-10-17 09:20:00

A new technique using X-rays has enabled scientists to play 'detective' and solve the debate about the origins of a three billion year old rock fragment.

2008-07-31 09:00:00

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2008) - Raymond A. Hrkac, President and CEO of GGL Diamond Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GGL) has reported on the activities of the Company for the second quarter ended May 30, 2008 and on events taking place subsequently, up to and including July 24, 2008.

2008-07-15 09:01:05

Golden Chalice Resources Inc. (TSX-V: GCR) (PINKSHEETS: GCRIF) is pleased to announce that drilling on the Langmuir Nickel discovery continues to intersect high grade nickel mineralization.

2008-07-10 18:00:35

TORONTO, July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) announces that drilling is underway on its wholly-owned Ruby Hill Project. The project is located in the eastern portion of the Upper Eastmain River Greenstone belt approximately 325 km north-northeast of Chibougamau, Quebec.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.