Mar 25th: Rockin’ all over the World
This month @cosmicsavannah take a deep dive into how a planet (in this case Earth) is constructed and learned about how precious metals and diamonds are created and moved through the Earth’s crust also how planets create the building blocks for life, and how life, in turn, helps to create the minerals we find on Earth!
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