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Oxidised micrometeorites as evidence for low atmospheric pressure on the early EarthAffiliations | Corresponding Author | Cite as | Funding information
1Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ, UK
2Cavendish Astrophysics, University of Cambridge, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK
3MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Francis Crick Ave, Cambridge CB2 0QH, UK
4Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA, UK
5Centre for Exoplanets, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of St. Andrews, Irvine Building, North Street, St. Andrews, KY16 9AL, UK
6Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford, Sherrington Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU, UK
Rimmer, P.B., Shorttle, O., Rugheimer, S. (2019) Oxidised micrometeorites as evidence for low atmospheric pressure on the early Earth. Geochem. Persp. Let. 9, 38–42.
Simons and Kavli Foundation (SCOL awards 599634 for PBR and SCOL awards 339489 for SR), and Trinity College Cambridge for OS.
Geochemical Perspectives Letters v9 | doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.1903
Received 30 July 2018 | Accepted 07 January 2019 | Published 11 February 2019
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Table 1 Mixing ratios for two model atmospheres.
|Species||Case 1||Case 2|
|CO||0.33||3 x 10-6|
|H2O||Vapour pressure||Vapour pressure|