Mikhail Zolotov

Publications on gas-mineral interactions and condensation/sublimation in the solar system (solar nebula, Venus, Mars, asteroids, volcanic and impact events)

Zolotov M. (2019) Chemical weathering on Venus. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Planetary Science. Oxford University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190647926.013.146

Zolotov M. Yu. (2018) Gas-solid interactions on Venus and other solar system bodies. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 84, 351392. https://doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2018.84.10 (pdf file is available upon request)

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2017) Aqueous origins of bright salt deposits on Ceres. Icarus, 296, 289304. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103516308533.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2015) Solid Surface - Atmosphere Interactions. Treatise on Geophysics, Second edition, Schubert G. (ed.), vol. 10, Physics of Terrestrial Planets and Moons, pp. 411427. (the chapter is available upon an e-mail request)

Evans, L. G., Peplowski, P. N., McCubbin, F. M., McCoy, T. J., Nittler, L. R., Zolotov, M. Yu., Ebel, D. S., Lawrence, D. J., Starr, R. D., Weider, S. Z., and Solomon, S. C. (2015) Chlorine on the surface of Mercury: MESSENGER gamma-ray measurements and implications for the planet's formation and evolution. Icarus, 257, 417427.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2014) Formation of brucite and cronstedtite-bearing mineral assemblages on Ceres. Icarus, 228, 1326. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., A. L. Sprague, S. A. Hauck II, L. R. Nittler, S. C. Solomon, and S. Z. Weider (2013), The redox state, FeO content, and origin of sulfur-rich magmas on Mercury, J. Geophys. Res. Planets, 118, 138146, doi:10.1029/2012JE004274.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2011) On the Chemistry of Mantle and Magmatic Volatiles on Mercury. Icarus, 212, 2441. pdf

Sohl, F., Choukroun, M., Kargel, J., Kimura, J., Pappalardo R., Vance, S., and Zolotov, M. (2010) Subsurface Water Oceans on Icy Satellites: Composition and Exchange Processes. Space Science Reviews, 153, 285510. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., (2009) On the Composition and Differentiation of Ceres. Icarus, 204, 183193, pdf.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2007) Atmosphere-Surface Interactions. Schubert G. (ed.), Treatise on Geophysics. Volume 10, pp. 349-370, Oxford: Elsevier Ltd. doi:10.1016/B978-044452748-6/00181-4. (a copy is available upon E-mail request)

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Mironenko, M. V. (2007) Hydrogen Chloride as a Source of Acid Fluids in Parent Bodies of Chondrites, XXXVIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 2340. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Mironenko, M. V. and Krieg M. L. (2007) Evaluation of Pressure During Aqueous Alteration and Metamorphism of Asteroids, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 42, Suppl. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Mironenko, M. V., and Shock, E. L. (2006) Thermodynamic Constraints on Fayalite Formation on Parent Bodies of Chondrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 41(11), 17751796. pdf

Kuzmin, R. O., Christensen, P. R., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Anwar S. (2006), Mapping of Seasonal Bound Water Content Variations on the Martian Surface Based on the TES Data, XXXVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1846. pdf

Kuzmin, R. O., Christensen, P. R., Ruff, T. G., Knudson, A. T, Zolotov, M. Yu., and Athena Science Team, (2006) Spatial and Temporal Variations of Bound Water Content in the Martian Soil Within the Gusev Crater: Preliminary Results of the TES and Mini-TES Data Analysis, XXXVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1673. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2006) Venus Atmosphere-Surface Chemical Interactions, AGU Chapman Conference on Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet, Key Largo, FL, 13-17 February 2006, vol. of abstracts, 16.

Kuzmin R. O., Christensen P. R., Zolotov M. Yu., and Anwar S. (2005) Seasonal Variations of the Bound Water Content on the Martian Surface: Global Mapping of the 6.1 m Emissivity Band Based on TES Data. Brown-Vernadsky Microsymposium on Comparative Planetology. October 2005, Moscow. Vernadsky Institute.

Zolotov, M. Yu., Shock, E. L., and Mironenko, M. V. (2005) Hydrogen Formation and Phase Partitioning During Parent Body Alteration of Chondrites: A Thermodynamic Quantification, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 40, Suppl., A176. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Mironenko, M. V., and Shock, E. L. (2005) Competitive Oxidation and Hydration during Aqueous Alteration of Asteroids. In Workshop on Oxygen in Asteroids and Meteorites, held June 2-3, 2005 in Flagstaff, Arizona, LPI Contribution No. 1267, p. 33. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Mironenko, M. V., and Shock, E. L. (2005) Aqueous Alteration and Hydrogen Generation on Parent Bodies of Unequilibrated Ordinary Chondrites: Thermodynamic Modeling for the Semarkona Composition. XXXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 2271. pdf

Mironenko, M. V., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (2005) Thermodynamic Models for Aqueous Alteration Coupled with Volume and Pressure Changes in Asteroids (2005) XXXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 2207. pdf

Kuzmin, R. O., Christensen, P. R., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (2004) Results of Global Mapping of Bound Water Distribution in the Martian Surface Material Based on TES Data. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 6, 07008. European Geosciences Union. pdf

Kuzmin, R.O. Christensen, P.R., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (2004) Global Mapping of Martian Bound Water at 6.1 Microns based on TES Data: Seasonal Hydration-Dehydration of Surface Minerals. XXXV Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1810. pdf

Zolotov, M.Yu., Kuzmin, R.O., and Shock, E.L. (2004) Mineralogy, Abundance, and Hydration State of Sulfates and Chlorides at the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site. XXXV Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1465. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (2003) Martian Volcanic Gases: Are they Terrestrial-like? XXXIV Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1795. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (2001) Stability of Condensed Hydrocarbons in the Solar Nebula. Icarus 150, 323-337. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Matsui, T. (2002) Chemical Models for Volcanic Gases on Venus, XXXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1433. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (2001) Composition and Stability of Salts on the Surface of Europa and their Oceanic Origin. Journal of Geophysical Research, [Planets] 106, 32815-32828. pdf

Fegley, B., Jr., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (2000) Chemistry of Sodium, Potassium and Chlorine in Volcanic Gases on Io. Icarus 148, 193-210. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (2000) An Abiotic Origin for Hydrocarbons in the Allan Hills 84001 Martian Meteorite Through Cooling of Magmatic and Impact-Generated Gases. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 35, 629-638. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (2000) A Thermodynamic Assessment of the Potential Synthesis of Condensed Hydrocarbons During Cooling and Dilution of Volcanic Gases. Journal of Geophysical Research, [Solid Earth] 105, 539-559.

Zolotov, M. Yu., Amend, J., and Shock, E. L. (2000) Abiotic Synthesis of Amino Acids in Planetary Volcanic Gases: Thermodynamic Assessment. First Astrobiology Science Conference, April 3-5, 2000, NASA Ames Research Center, 165.

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (2000) Thermodynamic Stability of Hydrated Salts on the Surface of Europa. XXXI Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1843. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Fegley, B., Jr. (1999) The Oxidation State of Volcanic Gases and Interior of Io. Icarus 141, 40-52. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Fegley, B., Jr., and Lodders, K. (1999) Stability of Micas on the Surface of Venus. Planetary and Space Science 47, 245-260. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock E. L. (1999) Thermodynamic Stability and Origin of Hydrated Salts on the Surface of Europa. Eos Trans. AGU, 80, No. 46, F604.

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (1999) Stability of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Solar Nebula. In Ninth Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, LPI Contribution No. 971, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, 341-342.

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (1999) Abiotic Origin for PAHs and Aliphatic Hydrocarbons in ALH84001 and Nakhla Martian Meteorites: Synthesis in Trapped Magmatic and/or Impact Gases. XXX Lunar and Planet. Sci., [CD-ROM], abstract 1879. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Shock, E. L. (1998) Metastable Hydrocarbon Condensates of Volcanic Gases: Thermodynamic Constraints on Abiotic Synthesis. Eos Trans. AGU, 79, No. 45, F967.

Zolotov, M. Yu., Fegley, B., Jr., and Lodders, K. (1997) Hydrous Silicates and Water on Venus. Icarus 130, 475-494. pdf

Fegley, B., Jr., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Lodders, K. (1997) The Oxidation State of the Lower Atmosphere and Surface of Venus. Icarus 125, 416-439. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Zabalueva, E. V., and Kuzmin, R. O. (1997) Stability of Hydrated Salts and Goethite in the Desiccated Upper Layer of the Martian Regolith. XXVIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1633-1634. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1996) A Model for the Thermal Equilibrium of the Surface Venusian Atmosphere. Geochemistry International 33, No. 10, 80-100. (ask for reprint)

Zolotov, M. Yu., Fegley, B. Jr., and Lodders, K. (1996) Thermodynamic Modeling of the Near-Surface Chemistry and Redox Condition of Venus Atmosphere. Eos Trans. AGU 77, No. 46, F439.

Fegley, B. Jr., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Lodders, K. (1996) Kinetic Modeling of the Near-Surface Atmospheric Chemistry and Redox State of Venus. Eos Trans. AGU 77, No. 46, F439.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1996) Thermochemical Gaseous Equilibrium and Redox State for the Deep Atmosphere of Venus. Annales Geophysicae, Vol. 14, Suppl. III, C802.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1996) A Model for the Climatic Changes of the Venus Atmosphere During the Last 500 Million Years. Annales Geophysicae, Vol. 14, Suppl. III, C802.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) A Model of Thermochemical Gaseous Equilibrium for the Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus. In International Working Meeting on Comparative Planetology (22-nd Vernadsky-Brown Microsymposium), Moscow, October 1995, Vernadsky Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 111-112.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) A Model of the Venus Atmosphere Evolution Along with Titanhematite-Magnetite-Pyrite Buffer. XXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1569-1570. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) Phase Relations in the Fe-S-O System: Titanhematite-Magnetite-Pyrite Equilibrium as a Buffer of Venus Atmospheric Composition. XXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1571-1572. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1995) Temporal Changes of Carbonates Stability on the Venus Surface. XXVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1573-1574. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1994) Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus: New Estimations of Redox Conditions Based on New Data. XXV Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1569-1570. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1994) Phase Relations in the Fe-Ti-Mg-O Oxide System and Hematite Stability at the Condition of Venus Surface. XXV Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1571-1572. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Volkov, V. P. (1992) Chemical Processes on the Planetary Surface. In Venus Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics. (V. L. Barsukov et al., Eds.), Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, 177-199.

Gooding, J. L., Arvidson, R. E., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) Physical and Chemical Weathering. In Mars, (H. Kieffer, B. Jakosky, C. Snyder, and M. Matthews, Eds.), Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, 626-651.

Klose, K. B., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) Chemical Weathering of Evolved Igneous Rocks on Venus. XXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 699-700. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) A Model of the Physico-Chemical Evolution of the Venus Atmosphere as a Result of Volcanic CO2 Degassing. XXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1589-1590. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1992) Pyrite-Magnetite or Magnetite-Hematite Mineral Assemblages as a Possible Buffer of the Composition of the Venus Atmosphere. XXIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1591-1592. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Chemical Weathering of Olivines and Ferromagnesian Pyroxenes on the Surface of Venus. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1567-1568. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Pyrite Stability on the Surface of Venus. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1569-1570. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Redox Conditions of the Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus. I. Some Reevaluations. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1571-1572. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Redox Conditions of the Near-Surface Atmosphere of Venus. II. Equilibrium and Disequilibrium Models. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1573-1574. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1991) Stability of the Magnesium- and Manganese-Bearing Carbonates on the Surface of Venus. XXII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1575-1576. pdf

Sidorov, Yu. I., and M. Yu. Zolotov (1989) Rocks and Soil of the Martian Surface. Nauka: Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 224 pp., (in Russian with English summary and table of contents). info-1, Library of congress catalog

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1989) Water-Bearing Minerals in the Martian Soil (Thermodynamic Prediction of Stability). XX Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1257-1258. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1989) Chemical Weathering. In Planet Venus: Atmosphere, Surface, Interior Structure, (V. L. Barsukov, and V. P. Volkov, Eds.), Nauka, Moscow, 262-278, (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1989) Chemical Weathering on Venus and Mars: Similarities and Differences. In Cosmochemistry and Comparative Planetology, (V. L. Barsukov, Ed.), 71-80, Nauka, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1989) Water-bearing Minerals in the Martian Soil. Abstr. 10-th Soviet-American Working Meeting on Planetology, (Vernadsky-Brown Microsymposium), Moscow, Vernadsky Institute, 15-16 (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1988) Secondary Alteration of Igneous Rocks of Venus. In Abstr. 8-th Soviet-American Working Meeting on Planetology, (Vernadsky-Brown Microsymposium), Moscow, Vernadsky Institute, 49-50 (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1987) Redox Conditions on Venus Surface. XVIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1134-1135. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu., Khodakovsky, I. L., and Westrum, E. F., Jr. (1987) Stability of Scapolites on Venus Surface. XVIII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 1136-1137. pdf

Volkov, V. P., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Lithospheric-Atmospheric Interaction on Venus. In Chemistry and Physics of Terrestrial Planets, (S. Saxena, Ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York, e.a., 136-190.

Sidorov, Yu. I., and Zolotov, M. Yu. (1986) Weathering of Martian Surface Rocks. In Chemistry and Physics of Terrestrial Planets, (S. Saxena, Ed.), Springer-Verlag, New York, e.a., 191-223.

Barsukov, V. L., Borunov, S. P., Volkov, V. P., Dorofeeva V. A., Zolotov, M. Yu., Parot'kin, C. V., Semenov, Yu. V., Shapkin, A. I., Sidorov, Yu. I. and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Mineral Composition of Venus soil at Venera 13, Venera 14 and Vega 2 Landing Sites According to Thermodynamic Calculations. Doklady Akademii Nauk USSR 287, (2), 415-417, (in Russian, English translation: Doklady, Earth Sciences Section). pdf

Barsukov, V. L., Borunov, S. P., Volkov, V. P., Zolotov, M. Yu., Sidorov, Yu. I., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Mineral Composition of Venus Soil at Venera 13, Venera 14, and Vega 2 Landing Sites. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 28-29. pdf

Suleimenov, O. M., Zolotov, M. Yu., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Stability of Salt Hydrates in Martian Regolith. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 845-846. pdf

Volkov, V. P., Sidorov, Yu. I., Zolotov, M. Yu., Borunov, S. P., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1986) Mineral Composition of Venus Soil at Venera 13, Venera 14, and Vega 2 Landing Sites. Abstr. 26th COSPAR Meeting, Toulouse, France.

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1986) Oxidation of Iron-Bearing Silicates on Venus Surface. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 971-972. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1986) Venus Weathering Crust: Structure and Development. XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 973-974.

Zolotov, M. Yu., and Sidorov, Yu. I. (1986) Nitrates in Martian Soil? XVII Lunar and Planet. Sci., 975-976. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1985) Sulfur-Containing Gases in the Venus Atmosphere and Stability of Carbonates. XVI Lunar and Planet. Sci., 942-943. pdf

Zolotov, M. Yu. (1985) Sulfur-Bearing Gases in the Venus Atmosphere and Stability of Rock-Forming Minerals. Abstr. First All-Union Symposium on Thermodynamics in Geology, Suzdal', part 2., 166-171, (in Russian).

Zolotov, M. Yu., Sidorov, Yu. I., Volkov, V. P., Borisov, M. V., and Khodakovsky, I. L. (1983) Mineral Composition of Martian Regolith: Thermodynamic Assessment. XIV Lunar and Planetary Sci., 883-884. pdf