BY ENVIRONMENT CORRESPONDENT ALISTER DOYLE
(Reuters) - A kind of rock that often contains diamonds has been found in
for the first time, hinting at mineral riches in the vast, icy continent --
where mining is banned.
No diamonds were found, but researchers said they were confident the gems were there.
"It would be very surprising if there weren't diamonds in these kimberlites," Greg Yaxley of the
Australian National University
who led the research, said in a telephone interview. Canberra