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Noble gas thermochronology of extraterrestrial materials

Marissa M. Tremblay and William S. Cassata
Noble gas thermochronology of extraterrestrial materials (in Noble gas thermochronology, Marissa M. Tremblay (editor), Emily H. G. Cooperdock (editor) and Peter K. Zeitler (editor))
Elements (October 2020) 16 (5): 331-336

Abstract

Rocks from extraterrestrial bodies in the Solar System are influenced by thermal processes occurring within planetary interiors and on their surfaces. These range from the extremely hot and brief, in the case of impact events, to the comparatively cool and protracted, in the case of solar irradiation of rocks residing in regoliths for millions to billions of years. Noble gas thermochronology applied to meteorites and extraterrestrial materials returned by space missions enables us to decipher the histories of these materials and thereby understand fundamental aspects of the evolution of terrestrial planetary bodies, including the Moon, Mars, and asteroids.


ISSN: 1811-5209
Serial Title: Elements
Serial Volume: 16
Serial Issue: 5
Title: Noble gas thermochronology of extraterrestrial materials
Title: Noble gas thermochronology
Author(s): Tremblay, Marissa M.Cassata, William S.
Author(s): Tremblay, Marissa M.editor
Author(s): Cooperdock, Emily H. G.editor
Author(s): Zeitler, Peter K.editor
Affiliation: Purdue University, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, West Lafayette, IN, United States
Affiliation: Purdue University, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, West Lafayette, IN, United States
Pages: 331-336
Published: 202010
Text Language: English
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America and Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland and Mineralogical Association of Canada and Geochemical Society and Clay Minerals Society, International
References: 30
Accession Number: 2020-086510
Categories: Extraterrestrial geologyPetrology of meteorites and tektites
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
Secondary Affiliation: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA, United States
Country of Publication: International
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2020, American Geosciences Institute. Abstract, copyright, Mineralogical Society of America. Reference includes data from GeoScienceWorld, Alexandria, VA, United States
Update Code: 202024
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