Oceans' worth of water locked deep inside the Earth, say scientists

June 13, 2014 6:27 PM

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Oceans' worth of water locked deep inside the Earth, say scientists

Some 255 to 410 miles deep inside the Earth are vast reservoirs of water locked inside a mineral, new research finds. 

Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.

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