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Why can diamonds form in the mantle? A. The weight of the rocks in the outer core increases the temperature. B. The sun and moon cause a low pressure in the upper mantle. C. The weight of the rocks in the outer core results in high pressure. D. The weight of the rocks above the mantle results in high pressure

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Timothy Norman on June 18, 2018

Diamonds need very high temperatures and pressure to form carbon. Diamonds form in the mantle in certain zones where conditions are right to do so. There just happens to be the right of the critical temperature on pressure-mineral environment in the mantle in certain zones for your training. I think the answer Is A.


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