PAH Content of CM Chondrites: Influence of Aqueous Alteration on the Parent Body?

Lecasble M., Remusat L., Viennet J.-C., Laurent B., Bernard S.

84th Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society 2021 (abstract # 6205)


We extracted PAHs from Mukundpura, Aguas Zarcas, Kolang and Tarda. PAH concentration and alkylation degree are driven by the extent of aqueous alteration. PAH isotope signature will shed light on PAH formation mechanisms.