Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Science. 1970 Jan 30;167(3918):695-7.

Magnetic studies of lunar samples.

Abstract

The remanent magnetismn of a lunar type C breccia sample includes a large viscous component with a time constant of several hours, and a high coercivity remanence, possibly acquired by impact processes on the lunar surface. Ilmenite(?) and metallic iron in breccias, and ferrous and metallic iron in glass beads separated from lunar fines (type D) were identified by high-field and low-temperature experiments. The iron appears to occur in a wide range of grain sizes including the single domain and multidomain states.

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for HighWire
Loading ...
Support Center