[meteorite-list] Martian meteorites suggest Mars is wetter than previously thought

From: Paul H. <oxytropidoceras_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 11:43:35 -0500
Message-ID: <20120718124335.4HZIK.654210.root_at_eastrmwml105>

Does Mars' interior hold huge reservoirs of water?
Martian meteorites say yes. (+video) (Some parts
of Mars' interior are as wet as that of Earth, a new
study finds.) Christian Science Monitor, June 25, 2012

Martian meteorites suggest Mars is wetter than
previously thought, Brunsen Burner Blog, June 24, 2012

Mars Has "Oceans" of Water Inside? (And volcanoes
flooded early Mars with H2O, meteorite study hints.)
National Geographic News, June 26, 2012

The paper is:

McCubbin, F. M., E. H. Hauri, S. M. Elardo, K. E.
Vander Kaaden, J. Wang, and C. K. Shearer Jr.,
2012, Hydrous melting of the martian mantle
produced both depleted and enriched
shergottites. Geology. First published online
June 15, 2012, doi: 10.1130/G33242.1

Best wishes,

Paul H.
Received on Wed 18 Jul 2012 12:43:35 PM PDT

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