Carbon abundance and silicate mineralogy of anhydrous interplanetary dust particles.

@article{Thomas1993CarbonAA,
  title={Carbon abundance and silicate mineralogy of anhydrous interplanetary dust particles.},
  author={K. L. Thomas and G E Blanford and Lindsay. P. Keller and W Klock and david. s. mckay},
  journal={Geochimica et cosmochimica acta},
  year={1993},
  volume={57},
  pages={1551-66}
}
We have studied nineteen anhydrous chondritic interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) using analytical electron microscopy. We have determined a method for quantitative light element EDX analysis of small particles and have applied these techniques to a group of IDPs. Our results show that some IDPs have significantly higher bulk carbon abundances than do carbonaceous chondrites. We have also identified a relationship between carbon abundance and silicate mineralogy in our set of anhydrous IDPs… CONTINUE READING
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