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Sunday, 11 September 2011

Meteorites delivered Earth's gold

Meteorites delivered Earth's gold

Young Earth was sprinkled with precious metals, Sept. 7, 2011‎

Where does all the gold come from? University of 
Bristol, ‎Sept 7, 2011‎

Meteorites delivered Earth's gold, by Leila Battison
BBC News, Sept 8, 2011‎

The paper is:

Willbold, M., T. Elliott, and S. Moorbath, 2011, The 
tungsten isotopic composition of the Earth’s mantle 
before the terminal bombardment. Nature. vol. 477,
no. 7363, pp. 195-198. DOI: 10.1038/nature10399

A related paper is:

Marty, B., and A. Meibom, 2007, Noble gas signature 
of the Late Heavy  Bombardment in the Earth’s
atmosphere. eEarth. vol. 2, pp. 43–49.

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