The Volatile Content of the Apollo 15 Picritic Glasses

  title={The Volatile Content of the Apollo 15 Picritic Glasses},
  author={Benjamin Friedman and Alberto E. Saal and Erik H Hauri and James A. Van Orman and Malcolm J. Rutherford},
Introduction: The composition and origin of the lunar volatiles has been the subject of considerable interest and one of the most important unsolved questions regarding the formation of the Moon. The general consensus has been that the Moon formed and evolved through a single or series of catastrophic heating events [1] in which most of the highly volatile elements were either stripped or evaporated away. Most of the geochemical inferences about the deepest section of the moon, including the… CONTINUE READING