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Textures of Secondary Alteration Zones in NakhlaTextures of secondary minerals in cracks in Nakhla are described and illustrated with high resolution Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and BSE. Some Nakhla textures resemble alteration textures of glass in seafloor basalts. Criteria for inorganic vs. biogenic alteration are discussed. Additional information is contained in the original extended abstract.
Document ID
20010044728
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
McKay, D. S.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Wentworth, S. J.
(Lockheed Martin Corp. Houston, TX United States)
Longazo, T. G.
(Lockheed Martin Corp. Houston, TX United States)
Thomas-Keprta, K.
(Lockheed Martin Corp. Houston, TX United States)
Gibson, E. K.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2001
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXII
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Science And Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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