Diamond Discovery Proves Earth’s Oceanic Crust Gets Recycled

News   Mar 13, 2018 | Original Story by Jennifer-Anne Pascoe for the university of Alberta.

 
Diamond Discovery Proves Earth’s Oceanic Crust Gets Recycled

The diamond discovered in a mine in South Africa contained perovskite, which meant it originated more than 700 km beneath Earth's surface. Credit: Petra Diamonds.

 
 
 

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