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  • n. Plural form of komatiite.

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  • Many of these nickel-iron ores appear in 2.9 to 1. 8-billion year old rocks called komatiites, which formed from very hot magma ejected from deep within the earth.

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  • For the investigation, the platinum content of lava flows called komatiites was analyzed over extended periods of time.

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  • Here we use thermodynamic calculations to show that Fe - and Si-rich fluids can be generated by hydrothermal leaching of low-Al oceanic crustal rocks such as komatiites.

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  • The international research team used synchrotron technology to study the chemical composition of komatiites - ancient volcanic rocks thrown up from the planet's mantle.

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  • "We found that the oldest komatiites have the lowest platinum content.

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