Encyclopedia of Astrobiology

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Carbonate, Extraterrestrial

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27833-4_235-6

Definition

The term carbonate can either refer to carbonate minerals, which contain the carbonate ion \( {\mathrm{CO}}_3^{2-} \)

Keywords

Aqueous Solution Bioorganic Chemistry Liquid Water Carbonate Rock Carbonate Mineral 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Aerospace Center DLRInstitute of Planetary ResearchBerlinGermany