Are gold and diamonds found on nearby planets?

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Are gold and diamonds found on nearby planets?
« on: 24/09/2005 08:01:24 »
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? 


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« Reply #1 on: 03/07/2008 23:23:59 »
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 23:54:05 »
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 23:56:54 »
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.
...And its claws are as big as cups, and for some reason it's got a tremendous fear of stamps! And Mrs Doyle was telling me it's got magnets on its tail, so if you're made out of metal it can attach itself to you! And instead of a mouth it's got four arses!

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« Reply #4 on: 08/07/2008 00:13:55 »
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 12:37:42 »
Isn't there a rather large diamond on Venus, left there by the russians?

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« Reply #6 on: 13/07/2008 21:36:00 »
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.


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