Lunar Zircons : What ’ S the Big Picture ?

Introduction: Zircon is a late stage accessory mineral that incorporates radiogenic parents such as uranium and thorium, while preferentially excluding their daughter product lead, allowing for precise U-Pb and Pb-Pb ages to be determined for individual grains [1]. Zircons also incorporate other trace elements such as the rare earth elements (REEs) and… CONTINUE READING