Busemann, H.; Baur, H. and Wieler, R.
Subsolar noble gases in an acid-resistant residue of the EH5 chondrite St Mark's.
In: 64th Annual Meteoritical Society Meeting, 10-14 September 2001, Vatican City, Italy.
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Extract from the introduction: Enstatite chondrites have remarkable properties: they were formed in a reducing environment, they are putatively similar to precursor material of Earth, Venus, or Mercury, have a terrestrial oxygen isotopic composition and an uncommon noble gas signature [1-5]. Trapped noble gases in Echondrites are intermediate between solar and chondritic composition and consist of two components: Subsolar, enriched in Ar and Kr relative to Xe and Q-gas, possibly residing in enstatite, micro-vesicles or graphite within enstatite [6,7] and Q-gases [5,8].
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