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Olivine-rich asteroids, pallasitic olivine and olivine-metal mixtures: Comparisons of reflectance spectraThe recent acquisition of high resolution 0.3 - 2.6 micron reflectance spectra for a number of olivine-rich asteroids permits the analysis of their surface compositions to be made on the basis of new and existing laboratory spectral data for pallasitic olivines and olivine-metal mixtures. Analysis of the spectral data for the latter has revealed a number of spectral parameters which can be used to constrain olivine and metal abundances, grain sizes, and olivine compositions. The following topics are discussed in greater detail: pallasite olivine spectra, olivine-metal mixture spectra, and olivine-rich asteroid spectra.
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Acquisition Source
Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Cloutis, E. A.
(Alberta Univ. Calgary Alberta, Canada)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Inst., Twenty-fourth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Part 1: A-F
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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