Scientists for the first time have gotten a glimpse of an elusive mineral, inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite, and have named it bridgmanite.
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite.
In new images of Vesta, an unusual, yet beautiful, look at the massive asteroid's mineral history has been made possible.
A new look a relatively slow impacts on the moon opens the possibility that many minerals found there are not from the moon at all.
A stunning blue diamond broke a world record today, fetching a price of 6.2 million British pounds, or about $1.8 million per carat.