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Journal articles

Walton, C. R. et al., 2022 Ancient and recent collisions revealed by phosphate minerals in the Chelyabinsk meteorite, Nature Communication Earth and Environment.

Walton, C. R. and Shorttle, O. 2021 Scum of the Earth: a hypothesis for prebiotic chemistry in multi-compartmentalised environments. Life.

Walton, C. R. et al., 2021 Phosphorus mineral evolution and prebiotic chemistry: from minerals to microbes, Earth Science Reviews.

Walton, C. R. et al., 2021 Formation and deformation of Phosphorus-Olivine-Assemblages in the Chelyabinsk chondrite, Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

Peters, S., Walton, C. R., et al. 2021 Igneous rock area and age in continental crust, Geology.


Walton et al., 2021 Can prebiotic reaction systems survive in the wild? An interference chemistry approach. Chemrxiv.

Conference abstracts

Walton, C. R. et al., 2022 The cosmic desert: exogenous sediments on early Earth, Gordon Research Seminar/Conference: Origins of Life, California.

Walton, C. R. et al., 2021 Solar System reorganisation at 4.48-4.44 Ga recorded by shocked meteorites, Geological Society Special Meeting: Early Earth and Moon.

Walton, C. R. et al., 2021 Interference chemistry: a geochemical roadmap of early Earth, Astrobiology Graduate Conference, ELSI.

Walton, C. R. et al., 2021 Phosphorus-Olivine-Assemblages (POAs): a paragenetic model for P-bearing phases in primitive meteorites. 84th Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. [link]

Walton, C. R., Mills, B. J. W., Williams, H., & Shorttle, O. 2021 Evolution of the phosphorus cycle: sources, sinks, and recycling pathways, Goldschmidt.

Walton, C. R., Williams, H., & Shorttle, O. 2020 The secret life of impact breccias: chondritic phosphate shock textures, Goldschmidt.

Walton, C. R., Shorttle, O., Jenner, F. E., Williams, H., Golden, J., Morrison, S. M., Downs, R. T., Hazen, R. M., Pasek, M. 2020 The Prebiotic Phosphorous Cycle: from Minerals to Microbes, Origins of Life GRS/GRC, Houson.

Walton, C. R., Zerkle, A. L., Golden. J., Hazen, R. & Shorttle, O. 2019 Quantifying the phosphorous inventory of the North American crust, Geological Society of London Janet Watson meeting, February 2019.

Walton, C. R., Potts, N., Mare E., Buisman, I., Bromiley, G. & Mikhail, S. 2019 Pyroxene-melt element partitioning as a function of chlorine content, VMSG 2019, University of St Andrews.

Walton, C. R., Cernok, A., & Anand, M. 2018 The formation and shock-history of phosphate minerals in Chelyabinsk (LL5), MAPS Special Edition: Abstracts from the 81st Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. [link]

Walton, C. R., Zerkle, A. L., Hazen, R. & Golden, J. 2018 Phosphorous fluxes over supercontinent cycles: perspectives from the Phosphorous Mineral Evolution Database (P-MED), Royal Society Earth Dynamics Meeting, March 2018.

Walton, C. R., Golden, J., Pasek, M., Hazen, R. 2018 Phosphorous mineralogy during the origin of life. Origins of Life GRS/C,Galveston, Texas, 2018.

Walton, C. R. & Anand, M. 2017 Microfault textures in chondritic meteorites: does rarity imply insignificance? 1st BPSC, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.28993.66409. [link]

Walton, C. R. & Anand, M. 2017 Textural evidence for shock-related metasomatic replacement of olivine by phosphates in the Chelyabinsk chondrite, 48thLPSC, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.19428.37769. [link]