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# Is the usage of "But while" correct as in

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Is the usage of "But while" correct as in following sentence?

But while the excitement about ALH84001 has long since faded, scientific interest in Martian meteorites hasn’t at all.

Source: "Time" website

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04 Jan 2013, 21:31
I guess "But while" sounds wordy and inappropriate. "Although" could fit in this context.
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Re: but while usage   [#permalink] 04 Jan 2013, 21:31
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