Eruption of ammonia-water cryomagmas on Titan 1: crystallisation and cooling during ascent.

Mitchell, K.L., Kargel, J.S., Lopes, R.M.C., Lunine, J., Mitri, G., Lorenz, R., Petford, N. and Wilson, L., 2006. Eruption of ammonia-water cryomagmas on Titan 1: crystallisation and cooling during ascent. In: 37th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, 13-17 March 2006, League City, Texas.

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Abstract

We are developing a semi-analytical model for the ascent of methane-expansion driven ammonia-water cryomagmas on Titan. The range of different crystal fractions resulting from decompression may help to explain the range of apparent rheological properties inferred for surface features.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISSN:0270-9511
Additional Information:http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006LPI....37.2355M abstract no.2355
Subjects:Science > Earth Sciences
Group:University Executive Team
ID Code:4462
Deposited By:Ms MJ Bowden
Deposited On:13 Aug 2007
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 14:44

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