Oxygen Isotopic Constraints on the Number and Origin of Basaltic Achondrite Parent Bodies

Scott, E. R. D.; Greenwood, R. C.; Franchi, I. A.; Barrat, J. A. and Sanders, I. S. (2008). Oxygen Isotopic Constraints on the Number and Origin of Basaltic Achondrite Parent Bodies. In: 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIX), 10-14 Mar 2008, League City, Texas, USA, Lunar and Planetary Institute, p. 2344.

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Abstract

Our data show that HED meteorites have a homogeneous oxygen isotopic composition consistent with a magma ocean on Vesta. Ibitira, Asuka 881394, Pasamonte, and NWA 1240 probably come from separate parent asteroids.

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