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carbon planet

(carbide planet, diamond planet)
(theoretical planet type with more carbon than oxygen)

A carbon planet (or carbide planet or diamond planet) is a theorized type of planet with more carbon than oxygen. It is supposed that it could form from a carbon-rich protoplanetary disk. Proposed locations are near the galactic center, in globular clusters, and around brown dwarfs.

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