Massive diamonds show the Earth’s mantle contains globs of liquid metals — Quartz

Everyone’s favorite form of carbon sure is sparkly. And now, scientists have evidence that some of the largest natural diamonds come from deep down in the Earth, surrounded by blobs of hot, liquid metal. Diamonds are made up purely of carbon crystals that form under high pressure and temperature. At least theoretically. In reality, most…

via Massive diamonds show the Earth’s mantle contains globs of liquid metals — Quartz

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