Handling and Description of C-Type Asteroid Ryugu Samples Returned by Hayabusa2

T. Yada, Abe M., Nakato A., Yogata K., Miyazaki A. et al.

52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2021), Abstract #2008


“Hayabusa2 returned samples from C-type asteroid Ryugu last December. >5 grams of black pebbles and particles were found inside the container. They are under initial description, followed by initial analyses, which will start six months after the return.”