Morlock, A.; Sutton, Y. C.; Braithwaite, N. St.J. and Grady, M. M.
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The exact process of chondrule formation is still not known - common scenarios are formation in a protoplanetary nebular environment: e.g. X-wind model or nebular shock fronts, where precursor grains are heated by collisions with gas.
Most chondrules appear to have been heated to 1500–1600 ºC, followed by a rapid cooling of usually between 10 to 1000 ºC/h.
In this part of our study about the formation of chondrules by shock processes, we try to simulate the formation of chondrules by gas-grain collisions in a nebular environment.
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|Copyright Holders:||2011 The Authors|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Design, Development, Environment and Materials
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||Patricia Taylor|
|Date Deposited:||17 May 2012 14:37|
|Last Modified:||23 Oct 2012 14:25|
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