Organic matter formed from hydrolysis of metal carbides of the iron peak of cosmic elemental abundance

@article{Cataldo2003OrganicMF,
  title={Organic matter formed from hydrolysis of metal carbides of the iron peak of cosmic elemental abundance},
  author={Franco Cataldo},
  journal={International Journal of Astrobiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={2},
  pages={51 - 63}
}
  • F. Cataldo
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry
  • International Journal of Astrobiology
This work is a modern revisitation of an old idea of great chemists of the past such as Berthelot, Mendeleev, Cloez and Moissan: the formation of organic matter under pre-biotic conditions starting from the hydrolysis of metal carbides. This idea was originally proposed for the formation of petroleum in the Earth and was extended to other bodies of the solar system by Sokolov at the end of the 19th century. The reason for this revisitation lies in the fact that complex organic matter resembling… Expand
The Ecopoesis Model: Did Free Oxygen Fuel the Origin of Life?
A model for biopoesis is proposed where a complex, dynamic ecosphere, characterised by steep redox potentials, precedes and conditions the gradual formation of organismal life. A flow of electronsExpand
Extraterrestrial Flux of Potentially Prebiotic C, N, and P to the Early Earth
TLDR
This work quantifies the sources of potentially prebiotic, extraterrestrial C, N, and P and correlates these fluxes with a comparison to total Ir fluxes, and estimates the effect of atmosphere on the survival of material. Expand
CArbon-14 Source Term CAST
s over the FIRST-Nuclides project and over the chemical interactions of C -bearing compounds in salt conditions were provided by B. Kienzler (INE/KIT). E. Wieland and L. Van Loon from PSI gave aExpand
Complex Organic Matter in Space: About the Chemical Composition of Carriers of the Unidentified Infrared Bands (UIBs) and Protoplanetary Emission Spectra Recorded from Certain Astrophysical Objects
TLDR
It is shown that the best match with the reference spectrum is achieved by highly aromatic petroleum fractions, and the selected petroleum fractions used in the present study are able to match the band pattern of anthracite coal. Expand
Evolution of the THC conditions in the FEBEX in situ test after 18 years of experiment: Smectite crystallochemical modifications after interactions of the bentonite with a C-steel heater at 100 °C
Abstract Chemical and mineralogical investigations of the FEBEX repository demonstration experiment after 18 years confirmed those reactions which were identified in previous large scale tests:Expand
The effect of gamma-irradiation of anthracite coal and oil bitumen
Anthracite coal and oil bitumen were submitted to γ-radiation at a total dose of 1 MGy and the radiation-processed samples were studied by FT-IR spectroscopy, thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) andExpand
Release and speciation of 14C during the corrosion of activated steel in deep geological repositories for the disposal of radioactive waste
ABSTRACT Carbon-14 (radiocarbon, 14C) is an important radionuclide in the inventory of radioactive waste in many disposal programs due to its significant dose contributions in safety assessments forExpand
Fullerane, the Hydrogenated C60 Fullerene: Properties and Astrochemical Considerations
Abstract Hydrogenated C60 fullerene, C60H36 was prepared in different solvents using Zn/HCl as reducing agents. The structure of C60H36 was confirmed both by electronic and FT‐IR spectroscopy and theExpand
Au-doped carbon clusters AuCn with n = 1–11: a theoretical investigation
The hybrid HF/DFT method B3LYP has been employed to investigate the geometrical and electronic structures of AuCn (n = 1–11) clusters. The properties such as geometrical parameters and electronicExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 27 REFERENCES
A Comprehensive Treatise on Inorganic and Theoretical Chemistry
THE new volume of “Mellor” includes the elements uranium manganese and uranium, manganese and its recently discovered homologues, and iron. The chapters dealing with the first two elements do notExpand
‘Comprehensive’ Inorganic Chemistry
Comprehensive Inorganic ChemistryBy Prof. M. Cannon Sneed and Prof. Robert C. Brasted. Vol. 5: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Arsenic, Antimony, and Bismuth. By Harry H. Sisler. Nonaqueous Chemistry. ByExpand
Modern Aspects of Inorganic Chemistry
THE presidential address by Prof. R. C. Ray to the Chemistry Section of the Indian Science Congress at Delhi dealt with some aspects of modern inorganic chemistry. After mentioning that research inExpand
Chemistry of the elements
Origin of the elements, isotopes and atomic weights Chemical periodicity and the periodic table Hydrogen Lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium, caesium and francium Beryllium, magnesium, calcium,Expand
RADIATION CHEMISTRY: GASES
A discussion is given of the vsriety of reactions occurring in the irradiation of single- and multi-component gaseous systems. The ozonization of oxygen is described as an example of one-componentExpand
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Meteorites
Foreword 1. Cosmic dust - interplanetary dust particles 2. The fall of meteorites 3. External morphology of meteorites 4. Classification of meteorites: a historical viewpoint 5. Primitive meteorites:Expand
The Handbook of Infrared and Raman Characteristic Frequencies of Organic Molecules
Alkanes. Halocompounds. Alcohols and Phenols. Ethers and Peroxides. Alkenes. Acetylenes. The -C=N and -N=C Groups. Compounds Containing the Carbonyl Group. Compounds Containing -NH2, -NHR, and -NR2Expand
An introduction to electronic absorption spectroscopy in organic chemistry
An introduction to electonic absorption spectroscopy in organic chemistry , An introduction to electonic absorption spectroscopy in organic chemistry , مرکز فناوری اطلاعات و اطلاع رسانی کشاورزی
Ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy
Quantitative Methodology. Spectroscopic. Determinations. Derivative Spectroscopy. Qualitative Analysis and Structural Relationships. Self-Assessment Questions and Responses. Units of Measurement.Expand
Eur
  • J. Solid State Inorg. Chem. 35, 281, 293. Cataldo, F. (1999). Polymer Int. 48, 15. Cataldo, F. (2000). Croatica Chemica Acta 73, 435 (see also 2002 Croatica
  • 1998
...
1
2
3
...