Name:Murchison
Abbreviation:-
Country: Australia
Australia
Status:Valid
Fall: Yes
Year:1969
Class:CM2
TKW, g:100000
Bibliography:- Meteoritical Bulletin 48 - Meteoritics 5 - Lerner, N. R.; Cooper, G. W. : "Iminodicarboxylic acids in the Murchison meteorite: Evidence of Strecker reactions", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 69, iss. 11, p. 2901-2906, 06/2005 - Remusat, L.; Palhol, F.; Robert, F.; Derenne, S.; France-Lanord, C. : "Compound specific D/H isotopic composition of Orgueil and Murchison Insoluble Organic Matter", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Vol. 69, Issue 10, Supplement 1, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2005., p.A865, 05/2005 - Nagashima, K.; Sakamoto, N.; Yurimoto, H. : "Destruction of Presolar Silicates by Aqueous Alteration Observed in Murchison CM2 Chondrite", 36th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 14-18, 2005, in League City, Texas, abstract no.1671 - Hiyagon, H.; Sugiura, N.; Kimura, M.; Miyazaki, A. : "Refractory Forsterites from Murchison (CM2) and Yamato 81020 (CO3.0) Chondrites: Cathodoluminescence, Chemical Compositions and Oxygen Isotopes", Workshop on Chondrites and the Protoplanetary Disk, November 8-11, 2004, Kauai, Hawaii, abstract no.9032 - Sephton, Mark A.; James, Rachael H.; Bland, Philip A. : "Lithium Isotope Analyses of Inorganic Constituents from the Murchison Meteorite", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 612, Issue 1, pp. 588-591, 09/2004 - Amari, S.; Zinner, E.; Lewis, R. S. : "Isotopic Study of Presolar Graphite in the KFC1 Separate from the Murchison Meteorite", Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 39, Supplement. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, August 2-6, 2004, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, abstract no.5152 - Alexandre, M. R.; Huang, Y.; Wang, Y.; Fuller, M.; Pizzarello, S. : " Monocarboxilic Acids Analyse in Murchison Meteorite Using Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME)", Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 39, Supplement. Proceedings of the 67th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, August 2-6, 2004, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, abstract no.5082, 08/2004 - Podosek, F. A.; Prombo, C. A.; Amari, S.; Lewis, R. S. : "s-Process Sr Isotopic Compositions in Presolar SiC from the Murchison Meteorite", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 605, Issue 2, pp. 960-965, 04/2004 - Amari, S.; Zinner, E.; Lewis, R. S. : "Comparison Study of Presolar Graphite Separates KE3 and KFA1 from the Murchison Meteorite", 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 15-19, 2004, League City, Texas, abstract no.2103 - Huang, Y.; Wang, Y.; de'Rosa, M.; Fuller, M.; Pizzarello, S. : "Molecular and Compound-Specific Isotopic Study of Monocarboxylic Acids in Murchison and Antarctic Meteorites", 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 15-19, 2004, League City, Texas, abstract no.1888 - Stadermann, F. J.; Croat, T. K.; Bernatowicz, T. : "NanoSIMS Determination of Carbon and Oxygen Isotopic Compositions of Presolar Graphites from the Murchison Meteorite", 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 15-19, 2004, League City, Texas, abstract no.1758 - Croat, T. K.; Stadermann, F. J.; Zinner, E.; Bernatowicz, T. J. : "Coordinated Isotopic and TEM Studies of Presolar Graphites from Murchison", 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 15-19, 2004, League City, Texas, abstract no.1353 - Pizzarello, S.; Huang, Y. : "The Deuterium Content of Individual Murchison Amino Acids", 35th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 15-19, 2004, League City, Texas, abstract no.1212 - Meierhenrich, Uwe J.; Muñoz Caro, Guillermo M.; Bredehöft, Jan Hendrik; Jessberger, Elmar K.; Thiemann, Wolfram H.-P. : "Identification of diamino acids in the Murchison meteorite", Publications of the National Academy of Science, vol. 101, p. 9182-9186, 2004 - Cottin, H.; Engrand, C.; D'Hendecourt, L.; Moore, M. H. : "Production of HMT in interstellar and cometary ices, and its search in Murchison and Orgueil meteorites", 35th COSPAR Scientific Assembly. Held 18 - 25 July 2004, in Paris, France., p.2982 - Zinner, E.; Amari, S.; Guinness, R.; Nguyen, A.; Stadermann, F. J.; Walker, R. M.; Lewis, R. S. : "Presolar spinel grains from the Murray and Murchison carbonaceous chondrites", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 67, iss. 24, 12/2003 - Pizzarello, Sandra; Huang, Yongsong : "Carbon isotopic analyses of individual Murchison amino acids", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Vol. 67, Issue 18, p.380, 09/2003 - Kletetschka, G.; Kohout, T.; Wasilewski, P. J. : "Magnetic remanence in the Murchison meteorite", Meteoritics & Planetary Science, vol. 38, no. 3, p.399-405, 03/2003 - Sephton, M. A.; Love, G. D.; Watson, J. S.; Verchovsky, A. B.; Wright, I. P.; Snape, C. E.; Gilmour, I. : "Hydropyrolysis of High Molecular Weight Organic Matter in Murchison", 34th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 17-21, 2003, League City, Texas, abstract no.1619 - Remusat, L.; Derenne, S.; Robert, F. : "Conventional and TMAH Assisted Pyrolysis on the Insoluble Organic Matter of Orgueil and Murchison", 34th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March 17-21, 2003, League City, Texas, abstract no.1230 - Halliday, Ian; McIntosh, Bruce A. : "Orbit of the Murchison meteorite", Meteoritics, vol. 25, Dec. 1990, p. 339, 340 <strong><a href="docs/murchison_orbit.pdf" target="_blank">[link to document]</a></strong> - Kvenvolden, K.; Lawless, J.; Pering, K.; Peterson, E.; Flores, J.; Ponnamperuma, C.; Kaplan, I. R.; Moore, C. : "Evidence for extraterrestrial amino-acids and hydrocarbons in the Murchison meteorite", Nature, vol. 228, p. 923-926, 1970
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