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Researchers discover a ‘diamond factory’ deep within the Earth

Scientists have discovered that there is much more carbon in the mantle than expected. Researchers find rust and diamonds at Earth’s core-mantle boundary. On the Earth’s surface, steel rusts due to water and air. But what about deep inside the Earth? The largest store of carbon on Earth is the Earth’s core, where 90% of …

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Diamond 660 kilometers below Earth's surface reveals water-rich environment

Diamond 660 kilometers below Earth’s surface reveals water-rich environment

Deep beneath the surface of our world, far beyond our faintest reach, enigmatic processes creak and stir. From time to time, the Earth oozes clues to their nature: tiny chthonic diamonds enclosing skerricks of rare minerals. From these tiny fragments, we can glean snippets of information about our planet’s interior. A diamond recently unearthed from …

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Diamond 660 kilometers below Earth's surface reveals water-rich environment

Diamond 660 kilometers below Earth’s surface reveals water-rich environment

Deep beneath the surface of our world, far beyond our faintest reach, enigmatic processes creak and stir. From time to time, the Earth oozes clues to their nature: tiny chthonic diamonds enclosing skerricks of rare minerals. From these tiny fragments, we can glean snippets of information about our planet’s interior. A diamond recently unearthed from …

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Meet the Mysterious Space Diamond |  CNN

Meet the Mysterious Space Diamond | CNN

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Scientists have debated its existence. Tiny traces provided clues. Now researchers have confirmed the existence of a celestial diamond after finding it on Earth’s surface. The stone, called lonsdaleite, has a …

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