omatumr - Sep 15, 2011

material, including carbon, is cycled between Earth's surface and depths of hundreds of miles


Congratulations!

Although we have evidence that Earth never completely melted [1,2], the upper mantle melted and degasses to produce the oceans and atmosphere.

1. "The xenon record of extinct radioactivities in the Earth," Science 174, 1334-1336 (1971)

www.omatumr.com/a...cord.pdf

2. "Noble gases in an Hawaiian xenolith", Nature 257, 778-780 (1975)

www.nature.com/na...8b0.html

3. "The noble gas record of the terrestrial planets", Geochemical Journal 15, 247-267 (1981)

http://www.omatum...eGas.pdf

With kind regards,
Oliver K. Manuel
Former NASA Principal
Investigator for Apollo

jamesrm - Sep 17, 2011

dr-oliver-manuel-arrested-for-multiple-counts-of-rape-and-sodomy-of-his-children/

http://mominer.ms...hildren/

Graeme - Sep 19, 2011

Is this mineral inclusion perovskite? The article fails to name the crystal.

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