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 Post subject: Storing away real diamond before the invasion of synthetics
PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:14 am 
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This ant understood it all.



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 Post subject: Re: Storing away real diamond before the invasion of synthet
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Love it.
Reminds me of this https://youtu.be/UPXUG8q4jKU
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Wow, now if I could train them, I could replace the whole mining workforce. :roll:

Actually, there is a story that one of the best Tsavorite mines back in the 1970s was supposedly found when a colony the large East African "Siafu" ants (Army Ants) drilled through a deposit and created a bright green ant hill.


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Sort of like the Ant-hilll garnets of Arizona.

(Or the gold digging ants of Herodotus :-D)


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