Secret Hunt for North American Diamonds

FRI, NOV 7, 2003 (55:06)

Award-winning journalist Kevin Krajick tells the amazing story of modern day prospectors in Canada’s frozen North who did the impossible: found diamonds in North America. Hear about the technological tools these two men used, the geology that provides conditions where diamonds are formed, and the fortune found and claimed right under the noses of large multinational companies.

+ BIO: Kevin Krajick

Kevin Krajick is a prizewinning journalist whose articles have appeared in National Geographic, Newsweek, The New York Times, Science, Discover, Audubon, Smithsonian and many other publications. He was a finalist for the National Magazine Award for Public Service and won the American Geophysical Union’s 1998 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism.

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