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Observation and analysis of in situ carbonaceous matter in Nakhla: Part I

McKay, D. S.; Clemett, S. J.; Thomas-Keprta, K. L.; Wentworth, S. J.; Gibson Jr., E. K.; Robert, F.; Verchovsky, A. B.; Pillinger, C. T.; Rice, T. and Van Leer, B. (2006). Observation and analysis of in situ carbonaceous matter in Nakhla: Part I. In: 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 13-17 March 2006, Houston, Texas, USA.

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Abstract

New analyses of indigenous secondary material in the martian meteorite Nakhla reveal amorphous carbon-rich veins and dendrites. The texture and chemistry of this material resembles that of biogenically altered sub-ocean basaltic glasses.

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: Abstract #2251
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 8760
Depositing User: Kyra Proctor
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2010 03:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/8760
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