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Lost lithium found

Nature volume 443, pages 516517 (05 October 2006) | Download Citation

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Lithium isotopes provide a fingerprint of recycled material in Earth's upper mantle. But this fingerprint is different from what had been expected. So do we need to reassess our ideas about how the upper mantle evolves?

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  1. Elisabeth Widom is in the Department of Geology, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA. widome@muohio.edu

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