Coated Silica Nanoparticles in Nakhla Iddingsite Veins: Implications for Water-Rock Interaction Within the Martian Crust

Martin R. Lee, I. MacLaren, A. Kovacs, T. Tomkinson, D. F. Mark, L. Hallis, C. L. Smith

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Abstractpeer-review

Abstract

Silica nanoparticles coated with iron hydroxide and smectite are a major constituent of ‘iddingsite’ veins in the Nakhla meteorite. This unexpected discovery has important implications for understanding water-rock interaction in the martian crust.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2014
Event77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society - Casablanca, Morocco
Duration: 7 Sep 20149 Sep 2014
Conference number: 77

Conference

Conference77th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society
CountryMorocco
CityCasablanca
Period7/09/149/09/14

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Coated Silica Nanoparticles in Nakhla Iddingsite Veins: Implications for Water-Rock Interaction Within the Martian Crust'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this