Earth science: Plumbing nickel from the core

Michael J. Walter*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Magmas that have erupted at Earth's surface reveal a potential new mantle source. This source, which is rich in nickel and has a primordial helium isotopic content, may have originated at great depth in the mantle.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)309-310
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume493
Issue number7432
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2013

Keywords

  • MANTLE

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