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Bridgmanite across the lower mantle

Earth’s most abundant mineral — bridgmanite — lies hidden in the lower mantle, but Li Zhang is hopeful that advances in analytical techniques may reveal the inner workings of our world.

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Fig. 1: The presence of H2O determines the stability of major silica phases and affects the chemical composition of coexisting bridgmanite.


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Zhang, L. Bridgmanite across the lower mantle. Nat. Geosci. 15, 964 (2022).

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