[meteorite-list] Earth's Water Came From Space Dust?
From: Paul <etchplain_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:45:12 -0600
Sullivan, C., 2015, Earth?s water came from space dust during
planetary formation, Eos. vol. 96, no. 2, p. 3. doi:10.1029/2015EO040147.
" A new analysis of lava from the deep mantle indicates that
water-soaked dust particles, rather than a barrage of icy
comets, asteroids, or other bodies, delivered water to the newly
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The paper is:
Hallis, L. J., G. R. Huss, K. Nagashima, G. J. Taylor, S. A.
Halld?rsson, D. R. Hilton, M. J. Mottl, and K. J. Meech,
2016, Evidence for primordial water in Earth?s deep mantle.
Science. Vol. 350, Issue 6262, pp. 795-797.
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