Tag Archives: Core to Crust Fluid Systems

Professor Griffin’s has delivered major world-first developments in geochemical analysis that have revolutionised methods for determining the timing of geological events, many widely adopted as new tools by the mineral exploration industry.  His research has opened a window to the composition, structure and time of formation the deep Earth and its crust on which we live.

Distinguished Professor William Griffin

Professor Griffin came to Australia in 1986 to join CSIRO, becoming Chief Research Scientist in a short time. He then helped to establish the GEMOC ARC Key Centre at Macquarie, and was the Leader of Industry Interaction and Technology Development.

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The Lithosphere Shopping Centre

Diamonds are produced in the mantle by super-high pressure which can be reached only under the very thick continents. The more ancient the continent, the more thicker the lithosphere and the more chances to have diamonds there.