Journal article

Progressive metasomatism of the mantle by kimberlite melts: Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotope compositions of MARID and PIC minerals

Angus Fitzpayne, Andrea Giuliani, Roland Maas, Janet Hergt, Philip Janney, David Phillips



Awarded by Australian Research Council through a DECRA Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Alan Greig for his assistance during solution trace element analyses, and Serene Paul for her help with sample preparation and isotope analyses. We are also grateful to De Beers Consolidated Mines, the University of Cape Town, and Simon Shee, for kindly providing access to the studied samples. We also thank Jock Robey for his assistance during fieldwork in the Kimberley region. We are grateful to Ashton Soltys and Hayden Dalton for their informal reviews of parts of this manuscript, and to Peter Reiners for his advice on isotope modelling. Finally, we acknowledge the efficient editorial handling of Frederic Moynier, and constructive reviews from Sonja Aulbach and Michel Gregoire. AG received funding from the Australian Research Council through a DECRA Fellowship (grant No. DE-150100009). AF's PhD research is supported by a Gilbert Rigg scholarship from the University of Melbourne. This is publication 41 from the Kimberlites and Diamonds Research Group at the University of Melbourne (, also listed as contribution 1237 from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems ( and 1276 from the GEMOC Key Centre (