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A New Simulant to Represent The Silicate Interior of Enceladus

  title={A New Simulant to Represent The Silicate Interior of Enceladus},
  author={Rachael Hamp and Nisha K. Ramkissoon and Karen Olsson-Francis and Susanne P. Schwenzer and Victoria K. Pearson},
Introduction: Hypothetically, Enceladus is a habitable environment: there is a global sub-surface ocean [1], potential hydrothermal activity [2], and bioessential elements have been detected within the plumes emanating from the South Polar Region (SPR) [3]. Understanding this environment, and the reactions occurring within it, will further our understanding of its potential habitability. However, this relies on assumptions about the physical and environmental conditions, including the… 

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