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February 18, 2014 | GeoscienceWorld.org
An interesting article on "Diamonds and the Geology of Mantle Carbon" that considers the various types of diamonds, their host rocks, inclusions, geographic distribution, environments of formation, age, trace element composition, textures, carbon/nitrogen isotopes, geobarometry, and lots more.
February 13, 2014 | Geology.com
Peridotite is a host rock of chromite, a source rock of diamonds, a potential sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide and the rock that makes up much of Earth's mantle. Did you realize it was so important?
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