Carboxylic acid abundances in the Tagish Lake meteorite: lithological differences and implications for formic acid abundances in carbonaceous chondrites

  • Title: Carboxylic acid abundances in the Tagish Lake meteorite: lithological differences and implications for formic acid abundances in carbonaceous chondrites
    Author: Hilts, Robert; Herd, Christopher; Morgan, D.; Edwards, L.; Huang, Y.
    Year: 2009
    Keyword(s): meteorites
    Description: Analysis of two different Tagish Lake rocks found: 1) a very low GCMS response for formic acid, 2) formic acid concns above 100 ppm and 3) that formic acid to higher homologue ratios indicate the average level of oxidation for the soluble organics.
    Notes: Presented March 24, 2009 at The 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held at The Town Center Exhibit Area in The Woodlands, Texas.
    Peer Reviewed: No
    Type of Item: Conference Materials
    Language: English

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