Mars and martian meteorites

Cooperation with Prof. Dr. J. Popp, Universität Jena; Dr. Gilla Simon, Bavarian State Collection of Mineralogy; Firma Kayser-Threde, München

Methods:
optical microscopy, x-ray diffraction, electron microprobe analysis, Mössbauer spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy

Literature:
Simon,G., Tarcea,N., Popp, J., Hochleitner,R. und Frey,F. (2002): Raman spectroscopy on Martian meteorites. Beih.z.Eur.J.Mineral.,Vol 14, S. 157.

Tarcea, N., Popp, J., Schmitt, M., Kiefer, W., Hochleitner R., Simon, G., Hilchenbach, M., Hofer, S., Stuffler, T., (2002): Raman spectroscopy as a suitable tool for biological and mineralogical in situ planetary studies. Proceedings of the Second European Workshop on Exo/Astrobiology, Graz. S. 399-402.

Tarcea, N., Popp, J., Schmitt, M., Kiefer, W., Stuffler, T., Hofer, S., Schmidt, E., Simon, G., Hochleitner, R., Hilchenbach, M. (2003): Miras: Present status and further possible developments. EGS-Jahrestagung, Nizza, Geophysical Research Abstracts 5: 12030.

G. Simon, R. Hochleitner, N. Tarcea, and J. Popp (2004): Raman spectroscopic characterization of Martian meteorites. Abstract GeoRaman Honolulu 2004.

Popp, J., Tarcea, N., Baciu, L., Thomas, N., Cockell, C., Edwards, H.W.G., Gomez-Elvira, Hilchenbach, M., Hochleitner R., Hofer, S., Hofmann, V., Hofmann, B., Jessberger, E.K., Kiefer, W., Martinez-Friaz, J., Maurice, S., Rull Pérez, F., Schmitt, M., Simon, G., Sobron, F., Weigand, W., Whitby, J.A., Wurz, P. (2004): Extended-Miras: The instrumental approach for the search of traces of extinct and extant life on mars, instrument setup. Proc. 37th ESLANB symposium "Tools and Technologies for Future Planetary Exploration" 2.-4. December 2003 (ESA SP-543, Febr. 2004)

Hochleitner, R., Tarcea, N., Simon, G., Kiefer, W. und Popp, J. (2004): Micro-Raman spectroscopy: a valuable tool for the investigation of extraterrestrial material. Journal of Raman spectroscopy, 35, 515-518

Rochette, P., Gattacceca, J., Chevrier, V., Hoffmann, V., Lorand, J.P., Funaki, M., Hochleitner, R. (2005): Matching Martian crustal magnetization and meteorite magnetic properties. Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences 40, Nr. 4, 529-540

Rochette, P., Gattacceca, J., Chevrier, V., Hoffmann, V., Lorand, J.P., Funaki, M., Hochleitner, R. (2005): A synthesis on the magnetic properties of martian meteorites. Lunar and Planetary Science XXXVI. Abstract 1614

Popp, J.; Frosch, T.; Tarcea, N.; Schmitt, M.; Thiele, H.; Hofer, S.; Stuffler, T.; Hochleitner, R.; Langenhorst, F.; Thomas, N. (2006): Miras 2 - Comparative Raman Studies with Different Exitation Wavelengths Performed on Mars Meteorites. European Planetary Science Congress 2006. Berlin, Germany, 18 - 22 September 2006., p.297

Hoffmann V, Funaki M, Tori M, Hochleitner R, Classen N (2008) Systematic survey on the magnetic signature of Martian Meteorites (SNC): extending the database Abstracts of the Meteoritical Society Conference, Matsue, 2008/8.

Hoffmann, VH, Mikouchi, T, Torii, M, Funaki, M, Hochleitner, R (2011): Magnetic signature of NWA 5029: A basaltic shergottite related to NWA 480/1460. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, vol. 46, Special Issue, Supplement 1, A98.

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