Chemical analysis of a lunar meteorite by laser ablation mass spectrometry

Samira Frey, Reto Wiesendanger, Marek Tulej, Maike Neuland, Andreas Riedo, Valentine Grimaudo, Pavel Moreno-García, Alena Cedeño López, Miklós Mohos, Beda Hofmann, Klaus Mezger, Peter Broekmann, Peter Wurz

Planetary and Space Science
In Press, Journal Pre-proof, Available online 3 December 2019

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“Highlights:

Demonstration of in situ composition measurements of rocks on planetary surfaces.

Measurement of chemical maps of rocks from major to trace elements.

Derived the mineralogical composition for individual grains of the rock.

Measured the crystallization temperature and Pb/U age of zircon.”