Carbon in Planetary Interiors

AGU Monograph, October 2019

Carbon in Planetary Interiors is a special AGU Monograph providing a compilation of what has been learned by the Extreme Physics and Chemistry community over the last decade. An edited volume, it combines results across traditional boundaries—mineral physics, materials science, petrology, geochemistry—and captures and synthesizes the exciting results of recent, focused efforts in the emerging field of deep carbon science. The book highlights new results on carbon in minerals, melts, and fluids at extreme conditions of planetary interiors and brings together emerging insights into carbon’s forms, transformations and movements. 

The book is unprecedented in its comprehensive scope, covering carbon in all its forms and various chemical redox states. It will serve as a reference for future deep carbon science research.

Carbon in Planetary Interiors will publish in the fall of 2019.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Carbon redox chemistry at high pressures and temperatures Yoo C-S
Chapter 2 Structural and chemical modifications of carbon dioxide in the deep Earth Santoro M, Gorelli F, Scelta D, Dziubek K, Bini R
Chapter 3 Structures and crystal chemistry of carbonate at Earth's mantle conditions Merlini M, Milani S, Maurice J
Chapter 4 Carbonate mineral structures in the Earth’s mantle Boulard E, Guyot F, Fiquet G
Chapter 5 Pressure-induced sp2-sp3 transitions in carbon-bearing phases Lobanov S, Goncharov A
Chapter 6 High-pressure Na-Ca carbonates in deep carbon cycle Rashchenko S, Shatskiy A, Litasov K
Chapter 7 Phase diagrams of carbonate materials at high-pressures with implication to melting in the deep Earth Litasov K, Shatskiy A, Podborodnikov I, Arefiev A
Chapter 8 Spin transition in ferromagnesite in Earth's mantle Liu J, Fu S, Lin J-F
Chapter 9 Physical and chemical properties of carbonate minerals and CO2-rich melts in the Earth's interior Stagno V, Stopponi V, Masotta M, Scarlato P, Manning CE
Chapter 10 The effect of variable Na/K on CO2 solubility in slab-derived rhyolitic melts Dasgupta R, Muth M, Duncan M
Chapter 11 Melting of magnesite near subducted slabs: Constraints from high-pressure experiments Li J, Zhu F, Liu J, Dong J
Chapter 12 Carbon speciation and solubility in silicate melts Caracas R, Solomatova N, Cohen R
Chapter 13 Hydrous carbonatitic liquids drive CO2 recycling from subducted marls and limestones Poli S, Schettino E
Chapter 14 Interactions of water and carbon dioxide in solution Abramson E
Chapter 15 Crystallization of water mediated by carbon Li T, Bi YF, Cao B
Chapter 16 Experimental determination of calcite solubility in H2O-KCl-NaCl-LiCl solutions at 700 °C and 8 kbar Eguchi J, Daniel I, Manning C
Chapter 17 The changing character of aqueous and hydrocarbon fluids with pressure Sverjensky D, Daniel I, Brovarone AV
Chapter 18 Predicted speciation of carbon in subduction zone fluids Guild MR, Shock E
Chapter 19 Energetics of the citric acid cycle in the deep biosphere Canovas PA, Shock E
Chapter 20 Quantum simulations of simple dipeptide formation at hydrothermal vent conditions Kroonblawd MP, Goldman N
Chapter 21 A geologic  Si-O-C  pathway to incorporate carbon in silicates Navrotsky A, Percival J, Dobrzhinetskaya L, Lin Y 
Chapter 22 Transforming diamondoids into diamond Park S, Lin Y, Mao WL
Chapter 23 Naturally occurring carbonaceous high-pressure phases Tschauner O
Chapter 24 The deep hydrocarbon cycle Kutcherov V, Ivanov KS, Mukhina EM, Serovaiskii AY
Chapter 25 Physical properties of Fe-Ni-C liquids at high pressures: A combined experimental and theoretical approach Chen B, Wang J
Chapter 26 Phase and melting relations of Fe3C and carbon in the core Takahashi S, Ohtani E, Sakai T, Kamada S, Ozawa S, Sakamaki T, Miyahara M, Ito Y, Hirao N, Ohishi Y
Chapter 27 Carbon diffusion in zircon: a combined NRA/SIMS study Cherniak D, Schaller MF, Watson EB



  • Dr. Craig Manning
    Craig E. Manning University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Dr. Craig Manning
    Craig E. Manning
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA

    Dr. Craig Manning is a professor of Geology and Geochemistry in Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, and serves as department vice-chair at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include water chemistry, thermodynamics, gas chemistry, geochemistry, igneous petrology, and metamorphic petrology. Manning is a fellow and past counselor of the Mineralogical Society of America. He serves on the advisory board ofGeochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems, and is associate editor of theAmerican Journal of Science. Manning chairs DCO’s Executive Committee and the Extreme Physics and Chemistry community. He also is a member of the Reservoirs and Fluxes community, as well as Synthesis Group 2019.

  • Dr. Wendy Mao
    Wendy Mao Stanford University, USA
    Dr. Wendy Mao
    Wendy Mao
    Stanford University, USA

    Dr. Wendy Mao is an associate professor of geological sciences and, by courtesy, of geophysics at Stanford University. Mao studies the behavior of materials under compression, which often leads to the discovery of novel phases and new phenomena. Mao was a COMPRES distinguished lecturer, the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award, the Mineralogical Society of America Award, and the Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Award from the Advanced Photon Source. Mao serves as co-Chair of the Extreme Physics and Chemistry Community. 

  • Dr. Jung-Fu Lin
    Jung-Fu Lin University of Texas, USA
    Dr. Jung-Fu Lin
    Jung-Fu Lin
    University of Texas, USA

    Dr. Jung-Fu Lin is an associate professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas. His research focuses on understanding the nature of the Earth's interior and other planetary bodies through direct examination of the properties of planetary materials under high pressure-temperature conditions. Lin is a member of COMPRES, American Geophysical Union, the American Institute of Physics, the Mineralogical Society of America, and an honorary member of the Phi Tao Phi Society of Taiwan. Lin's work was recognized by the National Science Foundatioin with an Early Career Award in Geophysics/Petrology/Geochemistry.

 Header image: Deep Water visualization by Ding Pan.

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