20 Sep '12, 1pm

Russia has secret diamond reserves worth one quadrillion dollars

Russia has secret diamond reserves worth one quadrillion dollars

Our beauty is enhanced by zee fact zat zee world does not know of us. (Photo by Mario Sarto .) So, we don’t know if you know this, but diamonds are a reasonably important resource. Yes, they’re widely used to trick women into spending the rest of their lives driving a minivan between Safeway, a middle school, and a soccer field while alternately saying “did you hear me?” and “do I have to spell everything out for you?” But they are also used for industrial things like — oh, who knows. “Industrial things” is quite enough information. The point is that, after 30-odd years of secrecy, Russia has revealed that it has them and you don’t. Beneath a 35-million-year-old, 62-mile-diameter asteroid crater in Eastern Siberia, Russia has this massive shitload of diamonds . Like 3,000 years’ worth. Like one QUADRILLION dollars’ worth. Plus, they’re supposedly really amazing diamonds be...

Full article: http://grist.org/list/russia-has-secret-diamond-reserve/

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