Moscow, March 11 – AIF-Moscow.
Scientists have found a diamond, inside which is totally a form of ice that usually has extraterrestrial origin. The discovery was made by a group of researchers from the University of the U. S. state of Nevada, described in the article of the journal Science.
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We are talking about the phenomenon of ice-VII. It’s totally form ice, the molecules of which have a cubic molecular form, unlike ordinary ice (ice-I).
Found the ice-VII in a sample of diamond extracted from the Earth’s mantle, when enlightened stone x-rays to analyze the inclusion of carbon dioxide.
Ice-VII for the first time recorded in completely natural conditions on Earth. Usually such structures are formed in the laboratory.
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