Monthly Archives: March 2018

2018: Cold plumes trigger contamination of oceanic mantle wedges with continental crust-derived sediments: Evidence from chromitite zircon grains of eastern Cuban ophiolites

Cold plumes trigger contamination of oceanic mantle wedges with continental crust-derived sediments: Evidence from chromitite zircon grains of eastern Cuban ophiolites Abstract The origin of zircon grains, and other exotic minerals of typical crustal origin, in mantle-hosted ophiolitic chromitites are hotly debated. We report a population of zircon grains with ages ranging from Cretaceous (99…
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  • 2020: Diamond forms during low pressure serpentinisation of oceanic lithosphere

    Diamond forms during low pressure serpentinisation of oceanic lithosphere Abstract Diamond is...
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