[meteorite-list] Mars magnetite purpose

From: EKGMARS_at_aol.com <EKGMARS_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:44:44 2004
Message-ID: <b6.1350c32b.27f55281_at_aol.com>

Acuna et al.'s measurements of the magnetic field of Mars suggests that at
3.9 to 4.0 billion years ago Mars had a very weak magnetic field. The
strength of that magnetic field would be sufficient to produce the features
within the magnetites produced by magnetotactic bacteria.
Received on Thu 29 Mar 2001 10:07:45 PM PST

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