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#Earth’smantle

Superdeep diamonds confirm ancient reservoir deep under Earth’s surface

Analyses show that gases found in microscopic inclusions in diamonds come from a stable subterranean reservoir at least as old as the Moon, hidden more than 410 km below sea level in the Earth's mantle.

15 Aug 2019 Science

High-pressure experiments complete picture of the Earth’s mantle

The knowledge of the Earth’s mantle has, until now, been limited due to the difficulties of studying Ca-Pv.

14 Aug 2019 Nature

Scientists reveal ocean volcanoes have deep magmatic roots

New study reveals that magma chambers occur up to 16 km beneath the Earth’s surface

7 Aug 2019 Nature

Where do blue (boron-bearing) diamonds come from?

Type IIa diamonds were originally loosely treated as constituting a single unique population, but recent research has shown that they represent multiple populations, formed in association with a variety of different mantle rocks.

12 Jun 2019 Nature

How Earth’s mantle is like a Jackson Pollock painting

A new paper paints an even more intricate picture of the mantle as a geochemically diverse mosaic, far different than the relatively uniform lavas that eventually reach the surface.

20 May 2019 Nature Geoscience