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Analysis of ringwoodite shows it contains a significant amount of water, confirming theories about large volumes of water trapped 410 to 660 kilometres below the Earth's surface

1. Water forced downward

2. Ringwoodite contains water

3. Ringwoodite pushed up by volcanic activity and trapped in diamonds within kimberlite rocks

Source: Professor Graham Pearson, University of Alberta

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