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Experiments in chondrule formation: simulations of gas-grain collisions using plasma arcs

Morlock, Andreas; Sutton, Yvonne; Braithwaite, N. St.J and Grady, Monica (2010). Experiments in chondrule formation: simulations of gas-grain collisions using plasma arcs. In: Lunar and Planetary Society Meeting 2010, March 2010, Houston.

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Abstract

To investigate the formation of chondrules in gas-grain collisions, we conducted experiments where mineral mixtures were melted in plasma arcs. First results already show silicate-rich spheres quite similar to chondrules.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Lunar and Planetary Society
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Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 26977
Depositing User: Andreas Morlock
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2011 10:32
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2014 20:40
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26977
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