Oman’s Martian Meteorites And Other Incredible Specimens From Earth And Beyond
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I am a geochemist/cosmochemist specialized in radiogenic and stable isotope studies of terrestrial/extraterrestrial materials. Presently, I am working on lab experiments to understand the reaction mechanisms of natural capture of carbon dioxide by ophiolites (Oman). I am also trying to set up an analytical methodology for shale sample screening in order to assess the potential of unconventional shale oil/gas reservoirs.

                       

Oman’s Martian Meteorites And Other Incredible Specimens From Earth And Beyond

In the Arabian Peninsula Oman shines out as a pure gem where you will witness the natural beauty as well as man-made progress to keep this gem shining, well carved and stand out. On the eastern corner, a gigantic slab of oceanic crust has been overthrust after the subduction-obduction sequence of the two neighboring continental plates giving birth to the famous Semail Ophiolites a.k.a. Oman Ophiolites — a combination of two Greek words ‘ophis’ means snake, and ‘lithos’ means rock;...

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