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Ancient Cosmic Dust from Triassic Halite

Davidson, J.; Genge, M. J.; Mills, A. A.; Johnson, D. and Grady, M. (2007). Ancient Cosmic Dust from Triassic Halite. In: 38th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 12-16 March 2007, Houston, Texas, USA.

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We describe the discovery of fossil micrometeorites in ancient Triassic rock salt; the first to be found in salt and the oldest complete micrometeorites found to date. We present an estimated flux rate of micrometeorites to Earth at this time.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #1545
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8132
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2016 12:25
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