Journal article

Noble gas geochemistry of fluid inclusions in South African diamonds: implications for the origin of diamond-forming fluids

Suzette Timmerman, Masahiko Honda, David Phillips, Alan L Jaques, Jeffrey W Harris

Mineralogy and Petrology | SPRINGER WIEN | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Peter Holden (SHRIMP) and Xiaodong Zhang (VG5400) for their assistance with the analytical work. The authors acknowledge the facilities, and the scientific and technical assistance, of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility at the Centre of Advanced Microscopy, The Australian National University. The Diamond Trading Company (a member of the DeBeers Group of Companies) is thanked for the donation of the diamonds used in this study to JWH. We thank Ray Burgess, Yaakov Weiss and editor Oded Navon for their helpful comments that greatly improved the presentation of this paper. This work was funded by the Australian Research Council (DP140101976) to MH, ALJ, DP, and Deborah Araujo, and AGRTP and Ringwood scholarships to ST.