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Neutron-Capture Kr-80 and Ar-36 in the Martian Atmosphere and RegolithWe calculate that approximately 10% of martian atmospheric Kr-80 formed by neutron capture on Mars in approx. 0.5 Ga. The regolith contains even larger amounts of n-capture Kr-80 and Ar-36, which may provide clues to the evolution of the martian regolith and atmosphere. Additional information is contained in the original extended abstract.
Document ID
20010045037
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Rao, M. N.
(Lockheed Martin Corp. Houston, TX United States)
Bogard, D. D.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Nyquist, L.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
McKay, D. S.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Masarik, J.
(Komensky Univ. Bratislava, Czechoslovakia)
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2001
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXII
Subject Category
Lunar And Planetary Science And Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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