Style and intensity of hydration among C-complex asteroids: A comparison to desiccated carbonaceous chondrites

@article{Potin2020StyleAI,
  title={Style and intensity of hydration among C-complex asteroids: A comparison to desiccated carbonaceous chondrites},
  author={Sandra Potin and Pierre Beck and F. Usui and Lydie Bonal and Pierre Vernazza and Bernard Schmitt},
  journal={Icarus},
  year={2020},
  volume={348},
  pages={113826}
}
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