Tracing the Earth's evolution

Rehkamper, Mark
October 2000
Nature;10/19/2000, Vol. 407 Issue 6806, p848
Academic Journal
Discusses how noble metals were distributed within the Earth and how this affects our view of the Earth's formation. Study in the October 19, 2000 edition of 'Nature', which confirms that rocks in the Earth's mantle have different noble-metal abundance signatures to meteorites; Inability of this information to prove that noble metals in the mantle did not come from meteorites; Possible implications of the study.


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