Tag Archives: Earth’s Mantle

~100,000-200,000: Exploring Loihi – The Emerging Hawaiian Island

Discover Loihi, an undersea mountain set to become Hawaii's newest island. With a history of seismic activity and significant growth potential, Loihi epitomizes Earth's dynamic geological processes

1789: Olivine – The Earth’s Mantle’s Gem

Olivine, an abundant magnesium-iron silicate in the Earth's mantle, is key to understanding planetary structures. Its polymorphism and occurrence in volcanic areas, as well as in lunar, Martian, and meteoritic rocks, make it integral to [...]