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Earth science: Old diamonds and the upper crust

Williams, Ian

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Was the early Earth a blackened landscape of congealed lava, or was it cool enough for oceans to form? The discovery of diamonds in the oldest-known relics of surface rocks adds new élan to this debate.

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/29877
Source: Nature
DOI: 10.1038/448880a

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