Graphitic carbon in the Allende meteorite: A microstructural study

Piers P K Smith, P R Buseck

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Abstract

High-resolution transmission electron microscopy shows that carbon in the Allende carbonaceous chondrite meteorite is predominantly a poorly crystalline graphite. Such material is of interest as an important carrier of the isotopically anomalous noble gases found in carbonaceous chondrites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)322-324
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume212
Issue number4492
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981

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