A Plethora of Partially Melted Asteroids?

Abstract

A number of recent quantitative mineralogical interpretations of S-type asteroids have identified compositions consistent with partially differentiated assemblages [e.g., 1-5]. However, partially differentiated meteorites (often designated as " primitive achon-drites ") constitute only a tiny fraction of the meteorite falls represented in terrestrial… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gaffey2006APO, title={A Plethora of Partially Melted Asteroids?}, author={Michael J. Gaffey}, year={2006} }