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Title: Planetary science: Iron fog of accretion

Abstract

Here, pinpointing when Earth's core formed depends on the extent of metal–silicate equilibration in the mantle. Vaporization and recondensation of impacting planetesimal cores during accretion may reconcile disparate lines of evidence.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1257824
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-15-21047
Journal ID: ISSN 1752-0894; ngeo2391
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Geoscience
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1752-0894
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Citation Formats

Anderson, William W. Planetary science: Iron fog of accretion. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1038/ngeo2391.
Anderson, William W. Planetary science: Iron fog of accretion. United States. doi:10.1038/ngeo2391.
Anderson, William W. Mon . "Planetary science: Iron fog of accretion". United States. doi:10.1038/ngeo2391. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1257824.
@article{osti_1257824,
title = {Planetary science: Iron fog of accretion},
author = {Anderson, William W.},
abstractNote = {Here, pinpointing when Earth's core formed depends on the extent of metal–silicate equilibration in the mantle. Vaporization and recondensation of impacting planetesimal cores during accretion may reconcile disparate lines of evidence.},
doi = {10.1038/ngeo2391},
journal = {Nature Geoscience},
number = 4,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Mon Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2015}
}

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