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Press Releases

Announcing the Carbon Mineral Challenge: A Worldwide Hunt for New Carbon Minerals



2015 AGU Fall Meeting Press Workshop Video
Photos and Infographics
Carbon Mineral Challenge Launch Video

Carbon Mineral Challenge Logo (.eps) (.jpg) (.png)



Hazen RM, Hummer DR, Hystad G, Downs RT, Golden JJ (2015) Carbon mineral ecology: Predicting the undiscovered minerals of carbon. American Mineralogist, available here.


Mineral data

Raw data for use in custom graphics. These files are maintained by the Carbon Mineral Challenge
Known Carbon Minerals (.tsv)
Known Carbon Minerals Table
Carbon Minerals Found Over Time (.tsv)
Carbon Minerals Found Over Time Graph