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Mineralogic and O-isotope evolution in CM chondrites: on the non-relationship between bulk O-isotopes and degree of aqueous alteration

Howard, K. T.; Benedix, G. K.; Bland, P. A.; Gibson, J. M.; Greenwood, R. C.; Franchi, I. A. and Cressy, G. (2011). Mineralogic and O-isotope evolution in CM chondrites: on the non-relationship between bulk O-isotopes and degree of aqueous alteration. In: 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 7-11 March 2011, Houston, TX, USA.

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Abstract

Contrary to predictions, no obvious correlation exists between the degree of aqueous alteration defined by PSD-XRD modal mineralogy and O-isotope compositions of CM chondrites. Heterogeneous hydrous reservoirs and/or consumption of water by oxidation may explain these data.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 Lunar and planetary Institue
Academic Unit/Department: Science
Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
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Item ID: 32064
Depositing User: Richard Greenwood
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2012 11:59
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 17:19
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/32064
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