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Re: Blue Salt

In a message dated 98-07-22 12:29:26 EDT, Ron Baalke wrote:

 The salt deposits on Europa is one of the pieces of evidence that
 Europa has (or had) a liquid ocean.  Anywhere you can get liquid water
 to form, you're bound to get some sort of salt deposit.  This is not
 inconceivable in the interior of an asteroid during its early formation. >>

   This is really interesting stuff.    Athough I agree with you that it is
possible that water could have been in a liquid state on an asteroidal body,
I am wondering why we have no other H-5 chondrites that have ever been found
with aquious alterations.    Monahans appears to be quite unique in this

Geoff Cintron

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