Solar-Radiation Heating as a Possible Heat Source for Dehydration of Hydrous Carbonaceous Chondrites

Nakamura T. * Golabek G. Ohtsuka K. Matsuoka M.

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80th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society 2017 [#6233]

“We have calculated time-dependent temperature profiles of near surface layers of primitive Near Sun
Asteroid (3200) Phaethon and found that solar radiation heating is a possible heat source for dehydration
of carbonaceous chondrites. “