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Major and trace element chemistry of Luna 24 samples from Mare Crisium

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dc.contributor.author Blanchard, Douglas P.
dc.contributor.author Brannon, Joyce C.
dc.contributor.author Aaboe, Erik
dc.contributor.author Budahn, James R.
dc.coverage.spatial Moon
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-15T16:22:05Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-15T16:22:05Z
dc.date.issued 1978
dc.identifier.citation Merrill, R. B. and Papike, J. J., editors. (1978) Mare Crisium: The View from Luna 24, Pergamon Press (New York), p. 613---630 en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1575
dc.description.abstract We have analyzed 6 Luna 24 soils for major and trace elements by atomic absorption spectrophotometry (AAS) and instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA). We have also analyzed size fractions (90-150 μm and <20 μm) of these same soils and 6 fragments (>250 μm) for trace elements by INAA. We have used this data and those of other workers to identify several compositional components in the Luna 24 soils and have tested the reasonableness of these components by using mixing calculations to reconstruct the soils. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Douglas P. Blanchard, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, Joyce C. Brannon, Lockheed Electronics Co., Inc., Houston, Texas and Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, Erik Aaboe, Yale University, New Haven, CT and The Lunar Science Institute, Houston, Texas, James R. Budahn, Lockheed Electronics Co., Inc., Houston, Texas
dc.format.extent Pages 613-630
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Mare Crisium : the view from Luna 24
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 321
dc.subject Regolith en
dc.subject Trace elements--Analysis en
dc.title Major and trace element chemistry of Luna 24 samples from Mare Crisium en
dc.type Book chapter en


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