15 April 2017

Martian meteorites and the evolution of Mars - Meteorite Talk TX 17APR2017

Martian meteorites and the evolution of Mars 
The Clear Lake Gem & Mineral Society will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Clear Lake Park Building located at 5001 Nasa Parkway, Seabrook, TX. The program will be presented by Thomas Lapen, Professor in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department at the University of Houston. He will discuss insights into the duration of igneous activity and the nature of magma sources in Mars from analyses of shergottite meteorites – mafic to ultramafic igneous rocks from Mars’ crust. This presentation will summarize some of the recent discoveries about Mars made from the study of Martian meteorites and will discuss some future research directions. This will be a talk for a general audience. Visitors are always welcomed. http://www.clgms.org/
Contact: Annabel Brownfield, 281-486-1866

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