Zircon grains came from ancient continent, scientists say

02/24/2013 | New Scientist

Scientists say that grains of zircon found on the island of Mauritius may have come from the crust of an ancient continent beneath the Indian Ocean. They say the grains formed almost 2 billion years ago, but the island is only 65 million years old. "It's hard to imagine how zircons could be there any other way," said Michael Wysession of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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