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University of Houston

Jonathan Snow Discovers Ancient Mantle Rock

Caption: Jonathan Snow (left), assistant professor of geosciences at UH, inspects a haul of rocks scooped up from the floor of the Arctic Ocean found to date back two billion years.

Credit: Heinz Feldmann, Max-Planck Insitut fuer Chemie, Mainz, Germany

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