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Are gold and diamonds found on nearby planets?
« on: 24/09/2005 07:01:24 »
Are there a gold and diamonds into the nearest planets
(Moon, Mars and Venera)?
What is amount of a gold (and diamonds) into the Moon, Mars and Venera?   
On the Earth different golden and diamond's mines are located in area of mountains..
But the Moon ,Mars and Venera have a lot of high mountains..

Where is the biggest mine  of a gold and diamonds between planets of Solar system? 


« Last Edit: 23/06/2008 08:18:11 by BenV »

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« Reply #1 on: 03/07/2008 22:23:59 »
Well most precious stones are aluminium silicates and usually crop up wherever there's been volcanism or hydrothermal activity. Hence, since other rocky planets adjacent to ours - such as Mars which is home to the largest volcano in the solar system - have evidence of past or current volcanic activity, I'd argue that it's a good bet that there are precious stones there...

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« Reply #2 on: 03/07/2008 22:54:05 »
It's not in our solar system but the white dwarf star "bpm 37093" a.k.a "Lucy" contains a lot of bling...

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Diamond star thrills astronomers 
 
Twinkling in the sky is a diamond star of 10 billion trillion trillion carats, astronomers have discovered.
The cosmic diamond is a chunk of crystallised carbon, 4,000 km across, some 50 light-years from the Earth in the constellation Centaurus.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3492919.stm


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« Reply #3 on: 03/07/2008 22:56:54 »
I've heard of theories that suggest that the heavier elements are found closer to the Sun.  There have also been a few quite knowledgable people theorising that the gas giants may have a giant diamond at their core and this was something that was postulated in one of ACC's novels.

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« Reply #4 on: 07/07/2008 23:13:55 »
Unlikely,


We have to get there to really know. Light spectrum however gives us a good idea of the composition of our sun and other stars in the nearby universe.

But red Mars is full of surface iron

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« Reply #5 on: 09/07/2008 11:37:42 »
Isn't there a rather large diamond on Venus, left there by the russians?

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« Reply #6 on: 13/07/2008 20:36:00 »
It's not in our solar system but the white dwarf star "bpm 37093" a.k.a "Lucy" contains a lot of bling...

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Diamond star thrills astronomers 
 
Twinkling in the sky is a diamond star of 10 billion trillion trillion carats, astronomers have discovered.
The cosmic diamond is a chunk of crystallised carbon, 4,000 km across, some 50 light-years from the Earth in the constellation Centaurus.


50cent is already on his way there

 

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