Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018

Session information

[EE] Evening Poster

S (Solid Earth Sciences) » S-IT Science of the Earth's Interior & Tectonophysics

[S-IT25] Deep Carbon: Diamond formation and carbon speciation in Earth and planetary processes

Tue. May 22, 2018 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM Poster Hall (International Exhibition Hall7, Makuhari Messe)

convener:Eiji Ohtani(Department of Earth and Planetary Materials Science, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University), Konstantin Litasov(V.S. Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy SB RAS), Hiroyuki Kagi(東京大学大学院理学系研究科附属地殻化学実験施設, 共同), Craig E Manning (University of California Los Angeles)

Diamonds are observed in various localities including terrestrial and extraterrestrial environments. However, there are several reports on the diamond localities from non-traditional sources including ultra-deep seated diamonds, ultrahigh pressure metamorphic rocks, various magmas, some meteorites and terrestrial craters. These diamonds might be formed by shock events, crystallization from fluids, magmas, or metallic melts, and CVD process. In this session, we welcome papers on occurrence and origin of diamonds from traditional and non-traditional sources in earth and meteorites. We also encourage the experimental studies on diamond genesis, speciation of carbon bearing compounds in terrestrial rocks and meteorites. We welcome papers on formation mechanisms of diamond in natural metal-carbon systems, chromatographic study of deep seated and experimental fluids. We also welcome papers dealing with behavior of organic materials at high pressure and high temperature corresponding to the deep earth and planets. In some chromitites, various enigmatic high pressure phases have been reported as inclusions together with diamond. We also encourage the presentations on descriptions and discussions on the origin of these materials.



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