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Elemental and isotopic abundances of carbon and nitrogen in meteorites

Grady, Monica M. and Wright, Ian P. (2003). Elemental and isotopic abundances of carbon and nitrogen in meteorites. Space Science Reviews, 106(1-4) pp. 231–248.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1023/A:1024645906350
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Abstract

We have taken an inventory of the elemental and isotopic abundances of major carbon- and nitrogen-bearing components in different groups of meteorites. Primary phases, inherited from the solar nebula, are frequently isotopically heterogeneous, and surprisingly resistant to modification through parent body processing. Even melted and recrystallised meteorites retain primordial carbon and nitrogen isotopic signatures.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0038-6308
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 5001
Depositing User: Users 6044 not found.
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 12:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5001
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