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Direct evidence for the availability of reactive, water soluble phosphorus on the early Earth. H-Phosphinic acid from the Nantan meteorite

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Abstract

Anoxic irradiation of a type IIICD iron meteorite known to contain the phosphide mineral schreibersite (Fe,Ni)3P in the presence of ethanol/water affords the reactive oxyacid H-phosphinic acid (H3PO2) as the dominant phosphorus product.

Graphical abstract: Direct evidence for the availability of reactive, water soluble phosphorus on the early Earth. H-Phosphinic acid from the Nantan meteorite

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The article was received on 23 Feb 2006, accepted on 11 Apr 2006 and first published on 05 May 2006


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B602651F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2006,0, 2344-2346
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    Direct evidence for the availability of reactive, water soluble phosphorus on the early Earth. H-Phosphinic acid from the Nantan meteorite

    D. E. Bryant and T. P. Kee, Chem. Commun., 2006, 0, 2344
    DOI: 10.1039/B602651F

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