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The discovery of kimberlites in antarctica extends the vast gondwanan cretaceous province

Yaxley, Gregory; Kamenetsky, Vadim S; Nichols, Geoffrey T.; Maas, Roland; Belousova, Elena; Rosenthal, Anja; Norman, Marc

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Kimberlites are a volumetrically minor component of the Earth's volcanic record, but are very important as the major commercial source of diamonds and as the deepest samples of the Earth's mantle. They were predominantly emplaced from ≈2,100 Ma to ≈10

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75913
Source: Nature Communications
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3921

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