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This would have the eﬀect of keeping stars with this quark matter phase in their cores, and older than about 10 million years, substantially warmer than “standard” cooling calculations would suggest. Thus, a detection of an old, warm neutron star could be an indication of the presence of quark matter in its interior. At present it is not known with any certainty at what densities these phases actually appear, and thus whether they actually occur in real neutron stars, however, further theoretical studies are warranted and might eventually yield a robust observational signature of quark matter.
However, several plausible destruction reactions are highly exothermic at 1000 K and should have activation energy factors close to zero FeH + OH → H2 O + Fe ∆H = −344 kJ mol−1 FeH + CH3 → CH4 + Fe ∆H = −288 kJ mol−1 FeH + H → H2 + Fe ∆H = −282 kJ mol−1 FeH + HS → H2 S + Fe ∆H = −228 kJ mol−1 FeH + FeH → H2 + 2Fe ∆H = −120 kJ mol−1 These reactions may proceed at rates close to the gas kinetic rate (10−10 – 10 cm3 s−1 ) and have chemical lifetimes much less than the vertical mixing times in the atmospheres of sub-stellar mass objects.