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Re: Moonquakes

Subject: Re: Moonquakes
From: Jonathan Silverlight
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 00:15:32 +0000
Newsgroups: sci.astro, alt.sci.planetary, sci.geo.earthquakes
In message <1142552857.107615.175030@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, John Curtis <john@xxxxxxxxx> writes
George wrote:

Umm, are you suggesting that water is necessary for the formation of
olivine, and if so, why?

Water begins to condense at sunspot temperature @ 3200K and
serves as a reactant in subsequent condensations of minerals.

Water molecules _exist_ in sunspots but is there any evidence that they are more than single molecules with energies that preclude any chemical reactions with minerals (which don't exist in sunspots, at least on our sun)

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