Friday, November 2, 2007
3 New Minerals Discovered in Antarctica
Well, the title of this article leads one to think that the minerals were just mined and discovered, but actually they were found on an expedition back in the 2003-2004 summer season. Samples collected from that trip have now been confirmed as containing small pieces of three different minerals previously unknown. Go to the article to learn more about the process of confirming minerals are in fact newly discovered.