Moderately Volatile Elements in Mare Basalts
Burney, David C
Neal, Clive R
Moderately volatile elements (MVEs) are more robust than their highly volatile counterparts. The quantification of highly volatile elements in some lunar material has spurred questions on the retention or loss of volatiles. The MVEs are a geologic tracer of high-temperature degassing events and have shown that the late-stage lunar magama ocean lost volatiles. This event has been interpreted to be a crustal breaching impact.
How to cite this dataset:
Burney, D. C., Neal, C. R., 2020. Moderately Volatile Elements in Mare Basalts, Version 1.0. Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance (IEDA). https://doi.org/10.26022/IEDA/111510.
DOI Creation Date:
Burney,D., Neal, C.R., (2020) "The Moderately Volatile Contents of Mare Basalts" Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Under Review.
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International [CC-BY-SA-4.0]
NNA14AB07A to David A. Kring at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston and USRA subcontract 02235-05 to Clive R. Neal
User Contributed Keyword(s):
moderately volatile elements, volatiles, whole-rock, geochemistry
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